Second Life and Alzheimer's Exhibit Coming to Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is so much happening in Second Life with nonprofits, educational institutions, museums, and libraries that it is hard to keep up. Evonne is also a machinima producer and you view some of her work here. Machinima are movies filmed inside virtual worlds like Second Life. The amazing Wayne MacPhail has been helping the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and Second Life Library 2.0 curator Shadow Fugazi put together a photo exhibition in Second Life.

Jumping into Art in Second Life

Museum 2.0

When people talk about museum projects in Second Life and other virtual worlds, I'm often disappointed by the short-sightedness of the vision. Virtual worlds are a new, emerging technology, and like any new technology, overlaying old techniques onto new platforms is disappointing at best. VAN GOGH GOES EXPERIENTIAL The video below is a gorgeous example of the possibility of substantive, emotional experiences with museum content via virtual world representations.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

15th including a session on using Machinima to create political and social change videos. The library community has a large presence on Second Life at Information Island which is where the TechSoup SL Virtual Office is located. Podcasting The ABCs of Podcasting from PND covers how Web sites of public radio stations, museums, and other education-oriented nonprofits are turning to podcasting as an increasingly popular and inexpensive way of delivering audio programming.

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