Schomer Simpson’s Talk at the 1st Second Life (Inworld) Conference

Below the gallery that contains the pictures taken by Al Mohr (Second Life) / Aldo de Moor (Real Life) of Schomer Simpson 's (Second Life) / Peter Twining's (Real Life) presentation at the Second Life Best Practices in Education International Conference 2007. The topic was "Using Teen Second Life to Explore Visions of Schome (Not School-Not Home-Schome, the … Continue reading Schomer Simpson’s Talk at the 1st Second Life (Inworld) Conference

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Community Lending

An interesting development where web technologies meet real societal needs is the rapidly growing phenomenon ofcommunity lending. Microcredit has been around for longer as a concept to empower poor people and communities by letting them help themselves by creating social systems to provide small loans. These systems help create the trust, do the administration, etc. With the … Continue reading Community Lending

1st Second Life International Conference 2007

Everybody interested in Second Life should attend the 1st Second Life International Conference 2007: Best Practices in Teaching, Learning, and Research. Lack of money or travel time are no excuse, since the event will, of course, be held completely in-world. There will be all day events, keynote speakers, and even free bags of goodies from the … Continue reading 1st Second Life International Conference 2007