Google+, QR Codes and Second Life?

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Memories came flooding back from January 2007 RootsCamp where a cadre of attendees were chanting “Second Life!” ” and holding up their open hands to replicate the Second Life logo.

Daniel Ben-Horin Visits the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life

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On July 8, 2011, founder and co-CEO of TechSoup Global Daniel Ben-Horin paid a special visit to the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life. Nonprofit Commons is an archipelago in the virtual world of Second Life, housing social benefit organizations from around the globe.

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Book Review: The Future of Nonprofits

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David and Randy (I've presented with them several times, hugged them, had beers with them, I've even hung out in our Nonprofit Commons in Second Life virtual island with them, so yes, we are on a first name basis) reminded me that innovation doesn't just happen.

Vloggercon in Second Life

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Vloggercon in Second Life Originally uploaded by mary hodder. Found this from Mary Hodder's flickr stream

Swedes open embassy in Second Life - CNN.com

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Interesting eventhough not a nonprofit.Swedes open embassy in Second Life - CNN.com: "STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Reuters) -- Sweden became the first country on Wednesday to open an embassy in the virtual world Second Life.Created to promote the Nordic state's image and culture, the embassy does not offer any real or virtual consular services but provides information on its real world counterparts.Second.

'Second Life' Creator Linden Lab Cuts Staff By 30 Percent | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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Second Life' Creator Linden Lab Cuts Staff By 30 Percent | News & Opinion | PCMag.com.

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Jon Stewart's Education About Charities and Second Life - Philanthropy.com

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From the Chronicle of PhilanthropyJon Stewart's Education About Charities and Second Life - Philanthropy.com: "Nonprofit fans of Second Life, an Internet game, are seeking to educate Jon Stewart about their online activism after the comedian made fun of one of them.Susan Tenby, senior manager of TechSoup, a nonprofit technology group, appeared before a Congressional panel this month to discuss

Second Life and Alzheimer's Exhibit Coming to Second Life

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There is so much happening in Second Life with nonprofits, educational institutions, museums, and libraries that it is hard to keep up. The amazing Wayne MacPhail has been helping the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and Second Life Library 2.0

US Congress in Second Life!

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Photo from article by Adam Reuters, Reuters Second Life Bureau and used with permission. Then I happen to notice another article on Adam's blog - about an announcement that US Congress will make its Second Life site available to the public Friday, January 5, 2007.

Interesting Uses of Technology: Virtual Libraries in Second Life

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She is using the virtual media capabilities in Second Life , among others, to navigate her continued research. Success in Second Life. "Second Life libraries are examples of immersive learning environments ," explained Dr. Hill.

Visit NTEN in Second Life | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

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Visit NTEN in Second Life | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "NTEN has a new headquarters in Second Life!If If you get sick of all the face-to-face meetings at the NTC, take a break to come see what we're up to in Second Life and meet other nonprofit techies virtually

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Plone Conference in Second Life

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I happen to find this photo in Jon Stahl's flickr stream (nice set of photos here ) Looks like the plone conference was also streamed into Second Life (more about it here ). Live Stream! Originally uploaded by jonstahl.

Virtual Morocco in Second Life

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That's my avatar with a fez I pocked up in Virtual Morocco in Second Life, a student project! I've been curious what a virtual Angkor Wat or other cultural wonders of the world look like in Second Life?

Not What You Think: Second Life Wiimote Training - Kotaku

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Not What You Think: Second Life Wiimote Training - Kotaku: "Take the innumerable possibilities present in the world of Second Life and combine them with the motion-sensing capabilities of the Nintendo Wiimote, and what do you get? If you're MIT research fellow David E. Stone, you get a highly customizable training simulator.".

World Vision in Second Life

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The Second Life build is a virtual representation of their alternative gift catalogue Communities in remote areas of the world request particular items, say a cow or a pig. You can to it in Second Life here

‘Pixelanthropy’ takes hold on Second Life - Giving- msnbc.com

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‘Pixelanthropy’ takes hold on Second Life - Giving- msnbc.com: "Not so typical when you know that Jewell is an animated character, her friend’s nightclub exists only inside a computer, and the Nonprofit Commons is a complex of 32 virtual offices on a pleasant little digital island inside an ethereal place called Second Life.Founded in 2003, this fast-growing virtual community — once largely.

Is Second Life Dead?

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Special guest post from our friends at Dell who I was recently on a panel with. link]. Enjoy!

Berkman Island on Second Life

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(Click through to the larger version to read the poster) I've been going to meetings on information island at the TechSoup area in Second Life where a small group of avatars interested in nonprofits and Second Life have been busy working on some exciting plans lead by Susan Tenby of TechSoup.

The NonProfit Times - Nonprofits Getting A Lease In Second Life

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The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Nonprofits Getting A Lease In Second Life By Marla E. Nobles America's Second Harvest (A2H) added another location to its coalition of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue organizations. But unlike the other operations, this one won't be stateside. In fact, donors will have to log on to enter its doors.

A few Second Life Tidbits

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Alexandra Samuel from Social Signals starts off 2007 with several announcements related to Second Life - the addition of a virtual worlds manager and an Open house in Second Life later on today. There is also a post titled " Seven Reasons Why You Should Consider Second Life. The first post , prompted much discussion amongst librarians and educator using Second Life and as well as disagreement from some in the business press.)

Nonprofits Celebrate New Home in Second Life

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PT/SLT, in their new locations at the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life. s first virtual millionaire, Anshe Chung, this nonprofits-only space, managed by TechSoup, creates and houses a community of nonprofits in the online virtual world of Second Life.

Wired Campus: Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual Worlds - Chronicle.com

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Wired Campus: Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual Worlds - Chronicle.com: "Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual WorldsCory Ondrejka, the co-founder of the virtual world Second Life who is now a visiting professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California, said in a speech

Susan Tenby: Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge

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Susan Tenby: Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge: "The event I'm describing was not a costume parade or a psychedelic dance party. It was a day-long 'Mixed Reality Lounge,' hosted by the NonProfit Commons, an online community initiative of nonprofit TechSoup Global -- and part of the NetSquared Conference in San Jose -- an annual gathering that brings people

Nonprofit Commons Recap: Will Play Games for Peace

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It has become increasingly popular in gaming to blend fantasy-based solutions with real-life social issues. Grants for Technology online community community Second Life Nonprofit Commons digital storytelling npsl youth

Photography and Machinima on Second Life

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Several months ago, I made my first Second Life Machinima, " I'm a Pianist In Second Life " after discovering Robbie Dingo 's instruments. (I Be sure to check out the growiong list NMC second life media collection here ).

Second Life: Issue Awareness Raising Campaigns

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But wanted to capture some quick thoughts related to a couple of recent awareness raising activities taking place in Second Life or recently launched. I'm so grateful that other bloggers and colleagues like Rik Riel do such excellent coverage of what's happening in Second Life.

After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Some colleges that have built virtual classrooms in Second Life—the online environment where people walk around as avatars in a cartoonlike world—have started looking for an exit strategy.".

National Black Aids Awareness Day at Plush Non profit Commons | NPSL: Nonprofits in Second Life

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National Black Aids Awareness Day at Plush Non profit Commons | NPSL: Nonprofits in Second Life: "National Black Aids Awareness Day at Plush Non profit CommonsSubmitted by Ricken Flow on Fri, 02/06/2009 - 14:00Come show your support for one of the hardest hit communities of HIV

Second Life: Debunking Myths, Identifying Opportunities - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Second Life isnt just about wasting time, however, nor are its "residents" exclusively teens hunkered down in their parents basements with Hot Pockets and Red Bulls - there may be real marketing potential for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Whos on Second Life?

Nonprofits and Second Life and Other Games

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Blogger Wagner James Au who reports on Second Life is seated next to Susan.) The TechSoup Virtual Office at Second Life take by Jeska Linden. But can games like Second Life be a useful tool for social change? Technorati Tags: second_life , sl , secondlife

Best Practices for Nonprofits in Second Life

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Friday, February 8, 8:30AM PST, Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater in Second Life. The year 2007 was a remarkable year for charitable and civil society activity in Second Life -- from the launch of the 32-office Plush Nonprofit Commons to the record US$100,000 raised by the SL Relay for Life. On Friday, February 8, from 8:30-9:30AM PST, there will be presentation and discussion on " Best Practices for Non-profits in Second Life."

Your Questions about Second Life?

Museum 2.0

When Sibley decided to start a Second Life -focused business last year, I thought he was nuts. I now believe in Second Life, not as a game environment, but as a new platform for social interactions with people, objects, and ideas. There have been lots of posts all over the place about Second Life and museums. Sibley and I plan to discuss the potential--and barriers--for museums in Second Life. What would YOU like to know about 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. But was I with those people in Second Life?

nfp 2.0 » Save the Children offers yak a Second Life

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Steve Bridger : It’s blogging Nick, but not as you know it :) Nick Booth : Monitoring this feed has felt like listening to the skies for alien life. Another study identified that the way we behave physically in real life is mirrored in a virtual environment.

Live Blogging the Second Life Event at Netsquared

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I live blogged the session on Second Life here at Netsquared. I especially enjoyed Rik Riel's presentation about Global Kids work in Second Life | View | Upload your own.

Relay for Life in Second LIfe

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England 06 Originally uploaded by randalcmoss. Well, Randall didn't let us down with the report: [link] The event raised $40,000 USD. Here is an article about the event. Here's the flickr collection [link

Online Community Meetup Recap: Meet the TechSoup Online Community and Social Media Team

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Panganiban spoke of his work in the Nonprofit Commons on Second Life. However, despite the serious work done by the inhabitants of the Nonprofit Commons, Panganiban makes sure to add some fun and light-hearted events, including online dance parties, which provide a different way for Nonprofit Commons inhabitants to get to know one another in Second Life.

nfp 2.0 » What does Second Life success look like for non-profits?

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Steve Bridger : It’s blogging Nick, but not as you know it :) Nick Booth : Monitoring this feed has felt like listening to the skies for alien life. whitewater widgets yak shack December 21st, 2006 What does Second Life success look like for non-profits?

Step into a Van Gogh Painting in Second Life

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Tressis is a Dutch company with experience in Virtual Worlds and has been an interactive exhibit of Van Gogh paintings in Second Life. You can actually step into the painting itself. To visit directly, click here

Kiva in Second Life: Interview With Official SL Volunteers

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Second Life kiva.org volunteer: Julles Boucher Kiva.org , a micro-finance organization, has funded nearly 17,0000 loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries and last week crossed the $11 million rank. Second Life is a good way to disseminate information.