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Develop – End of Day 2

July 21, 2011

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Another thoroughly interesting day. More notes taken, and more full write-ups and reflections over the coming days. Stand out sessions for me included Five Tips a Developer Needs to Succeed by Jas Purewal a commercial lawyer from Osbourne Clark and Raising Cash for Your Game which featured both Tony Pearce of TeePee Games and Dr […]

Develop – End of Day 1

July 21, 2011

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Had a really interesting day yesterday at Develop 2011 in Brighton. Started the day with a keynote by Media Molecule, followed by a very interesting talk about the graphics pipeline on the Sony Vita, and my first eyes on what I believe will be a huge success for Sony. After lunch I attended another round […]

Journeys into Virtual Worlds conference

February 22, 2008

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On February 19th I presented a session “Virtual Worlds – The Bigger Picture” at a regional JISC event titled “Journeys into Virtual Worlds”.  My main aim with the session was to compare a number of exemplar virtual worlds (Lord of the Rings Online, Second Life and Croquet) and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each with […]

Republished: Second Life Workshop at CTSS

February 6, 2008

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 This post originally appeared on Dan’s Glass Houses blog on May 4th, 2007. I co-presented a Second Life workshop at the Curriculum, Teaching & Student Support Conference at The Open University this week.  Held in a well-equipped information literacy suite the workshop presented an overview of “What is Second Life?”, followed by a summary of the work […]

Republished: Second Life at The University of Twente (Part 2)

February 5, 2008

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This post originally appearead on Dan’s Glass Houses blog on June 18th, 2007.   The Drienerburght Hotel played host to an Interdisciplinary Second Life Workshop on the afternoon of June 14th.  Following an introduction and welcome from organisers Adam Briggle and Anton Nijholt of the University of Twente, the first presentation was given by myself, representing the Schome […]

Republished: Second Life at The University of Twente (Part 1)

February 5, 2008

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This post originally appearead on Dan’s Glass Houses blog on June 16th, 2007.  I’ve just returned from the University of Twente, near Enschede, in Holland where I presented at an interdisciplinary Second Life workshop.  On the eve of the workshop Dr Peter Ludlow (Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto and founder of the Second Life Herald) presented a highly […]