Monthly Archives: January 2014

Oculus Rift for 3D Virtual Worlds

Getting ready for testing the Oculus Rift 3D VR headset and the Kinect for Windows and Leap Motion controllers by installing and using David Rowe’s CrtlAltStudio Viewer for Second Life and OpenSim…

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Coursera AI Planning MOOC – Third Virtual World Meeting

Third meeting with 12 avatars present.

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Coursera AI Planning MOOC – Second Virtual World Meeting

Second meeting with 30 avatars present.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in OpenSim

Camryn Darkstone created a build to showcase the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Second Life and this is now available in OpenSim. Visit using your OpenSimulator avatar via any hypergrid enabled OpenSim grid using this hop… hop://lfgrid.com:8002/Mill Run/23/53/30

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Coursera AI Planning MOOC – First Virtual World Meeting

The first meeting of the AI Planning MOOC group took place in Second Life on Wednesday 15th January 2014 at 8pm UT/GMT. Around 30 participants turned up to sort out their virtual world viewer setup, enable voice and media playback. … Continue reading

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Kemlo

[Text from Wikipedia – Kemlo, contributed by Austin Tate and others] The Kemlo series is a collection of children’s science fiction novels written by Reginald Alec Martin, under the pseudonym of E. C. Eliott. The first book, Kemlo and the … Continue reading

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Look Up – Look Out – Reach Out

As a child growing up with Eagle comic’s Dan Dare, E.C. Eliott’s Kemlo books and TV programmes like Gerry Anderson’s Fireball XL5… watching the first human spaceflights in my teens and following the Apollo landings while at University looking “up … Continue reading

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