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Virtual worlds research conference in Second Life

When Linden Lab removed the land tier discount for academic and non-profit institutions, and most organisations simply moved to an OpenSim-grid instead, one started to see less and less announcements about academia in Second Life — with research grants cut to a bare minimum, SL tier, specially for long-lived projects […]

SLActions — Mixed-media research conference

So how do you get hundreds of researchers to simultaneously present their papers at different places in the world, on a conference spanning the globe? The ingenuous solution: use Second Life. Starting today, and going on until the 26th, SLactions is live. Researchers in virtual worlds all over the world […]