Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ebbe Altberg Keynote in Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2014

Ebbe Altberg, the new CEO of Linden Labs, provided a keynote address at the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) 2014 run in Second Life. The Second Life audience count was reported to be over 200 with a … Continue reading

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OpenSim Panel in Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2014

The OpenSim Panel was organised as part of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) 2014 in the “VWBPE Central” region on the OpenSimulator-based OSGrid.

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Justin Clark-Casey Keynote in Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2014

Justin Clark-Casey, OpenSimulator core developer and President of the Overte Foundation, spoke at the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) 2014 at a conference facility on the “VWBPE Central” region on OSGrid with simultaneous live streams at http://www.livestream.com/metaworld2, … Continue reading

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Philip Rosedale Keynote in Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2014

Philip Rosedale, founder of Linden Labs and now High Fidelity, provided the opening keynote at the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) 2014 run in Second Life and the OpenSimulator-based OSGrid. The Second Life audience count was reported … Continue reading

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OpenSim Developers Meeting on OSGrid Wright Plaza 8-Apr-2014

Meeting of the OpenSim Developers group on OSGrid Wright Plaza on 8th April 2014. Discussion was mostly about avatar height and hover issues. I described recent problems with the “Gerrymander” lizard mesh avatar, where the body shape hover height had … Continue reading

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Replacement Media Server for AIAI

Roger Burroughes in the School of Informatics Computing Team has been doing experiments with me to design and provide a new flexible http://media.inf.ed.ac.uk and replacement http://media.aiai.ed.ac.uk server. The AIAI media content has been replicated on a new file server and … Continue reading

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Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2014

The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) event takes place in Second Life and on the OpenSimulator-based OSGrid from April 7th to 9th, 2014. The conference web site is at http://vwbpe.org Access: Second Life – VWBPE Gateway/129/35/24 hop://login.osgrid.org/VWBPE%20Gateway/152/110/22 … Continue reading

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Experiments with Webots 6.4.4

In AIAI, we used to use Webots to simulate the Sony AIBO for our experiments in “Project AIBO – Robotic Task Achieving Teams” using URBI. The University of Edinburgh School of Informatics robotics classes use Webots as a robot simulator … Continue reading

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