Monthly Archives: November 2011

OpenVCE Virtual Worlds Assets moved from OpenSim to Unity3D via Tipodean Collada Converter – Part 1

On my research project related to supporting the OpenVCE communities at http://openvce.net/ I was engaged in setting up a new group portal on the APAN (All Partners Access Network) hosted by the US Government for non-classified work between government agencies, … Continue reading

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OpenVCE Virtual Worlds Assets moved from OpenSim to Unity3D via Tipodean Collada Converter – Part 2

See http://converter.tipodean.com/unity3d/index.html for details of Tipodean’s OpenSim to Collada for Unity3D conversion service. The Collada translation of the open source OpenVCE assets suitable for import into Unity3D was kindly provided to Austin Tate by Chris Collins of Tipodean Technologies for experiments … Continue reading

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I, PI, … Eye

I have been working on my Digital Cultures course final project for a couple of weeks now. It is a study of Identity, Avatar and On-line Identity, Community Identity and the use of an Analytical Eye over these topics. http://atate.org/ai/pi/Continue reading

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Lifestream Week 10

Posthuman Pedagogy I got ahead with my contribution to the posthuman pedagogy and produced my input over the weekend, entitled “Think Like a Robot”. So I was able to provide it to the class at the very start of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Week 10 – Presence and Voice

Indications of Presence in Virtual Worlds The theme of the readings and Second Life sessions this week was to explore the notion of presence, and mechanism for achieve a sense of community and proper interchange leading to menaingful learning in … Continue reading

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Moodle/SLoodle Experiments Issue 12 – Customised Inworld Object

With kind support from Edmund Edgar I have been experimenting with the “Demo Object” in SLoodle, which is a stub or template for developing customised objects in Second Life or OpenSim which can connect with a corresponding module in the … Continue reading

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IDEL11 Second Life Voice Meeting on Presence

Also see http://atate.org/mscel/img/2011-11-24-IDEL11-SL-Voice-2.jpg http://atate.org/mscel/img/2011-11-24-IDEL11-SL-Voice-3.jpg Space Navigator device I mentioned: http://www.3dconnexion.com/products/spacenavigator.html

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