In October 2009 Enrico Genosse, the creator of the VKC Dogs, asked members of the Virtual Kennel Club to send him pictures and sounds of real mixed-breed dogs. He selected the best of these; then he turned to the residents of SL to choose the best of the best by means of a vote. A week after the voting closed, on December 19, 2009, the VKC Mutt was introduced to the world and appears now in all… Continue
Added by Mattie on December 27, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Alguna gente se ha estado refiriendo al Virtual Kennel Club como al "pequeño y antiguo grupo"" como si esto fuera una mala cosa. El Virtual Kennel Club (Club Canino Virtual), el "VKC" como lo llaman los amigos, se siente orgulloso de esta definicion. Los que pertenecen al Club entienden la diferencia entre cantidad y calidad.
El primer concurso… Continue
Added by Mattie on December 24, 2009 at 11:30am —
Einige Leute haben den Virtual Kennel Club als die „ältere, kleinere Gruppe” bezeichnet, was wirklich furchtbar ist. Der Virtual Kennel Club, der “VKC” wie er von Freunden gennant wird – gegründet vom Erschaffer der VKC Hunde, Enrico Genosse – trägt diese Auszeichnung mit Stolz. Die Mitglieder verstehen den Unterschied zwischen Qualität und Quantität.
Soon to be released as the AVAYA web.alive application it certainly sports some neat detailing:
The latest features of the Web.alive 2.0 beta include :
· drag and drop documents and images into web.alive to make presentations, collaboration, and training easy
· voice just works (even better!) – noise suppression & echo cancellation allows for a great experience with your built-in laptop speakers and microphone
· web rendering – it can render virtual any web… Continue
Added by Joe Rigby on December 22, 2009 at 5:27pm —
'Designing activities for the 2.0 Language Classroom' (A Comenius professional development course)
In conjunction with the Utrecht University Summer School the Faculties of Education of Heidelberg and Utrecht Universities of Applied Sciences offer a 7-day, international course exploring WEB 2.0 applications such as Wiki and Weblogging, real-time communication (Videoconferencing and 3D Virtual Worlds) and the Language Quest format for integrating the World Wide Web into… Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on December 21, 2009 at 4:00pm —
On December 19th the VKC Mutt was released. Within minutes of the release, Dogland Park in Rhoda had dozens of Mutts running all around. Members of the various VKC Dog Owner's groups rushed over to collect free supplies and t-shirts, as all Mutts received training, with a full array of tricks designed for them.
This release coincided with a grand "Mutt Hunt", where statues of a Mutt were hidden all around the park, to be counted. The winning… Continue
First 20, then 30, and in short order, 60 avatars were in attendance within the first few minutes of the party celebrating the release of the first-ever VKC Mutt: Widget. And more people were waiting for a chance to get in! "lol I know clubs would love to get this crowd and can't," exclaimed EmmaLee.
People were in a festive mood as they gathered, awaiting the arrival of Enrico Genosse, the creator of the VKC Dogs. A murmur quickly spread through the crowd as Mr. Genosse appeared at… Continue
Added by Mattie on December 20, 2009 at 6:30am —
Enrico Genosse has finished the first ever VKC Mutt. That's right! Widget, the winner of the VKC Mutt Contest, will be taking his place in the family of VKC Dogs on December 19, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. SLT at Canis Beach Dog Park. So make your way over to Canis Beach in the afternoon for the unveiling and all the festivities. If you'd like a sneak peek at Widget before he arrives inworld, you can see him on signs posted at Canis Beach.…
Some people have been referring to the Virtual Kennel Club as the "older, smaller" group as though that is a bad thing. The Virtual Kennel Club, the "VKC" as friends call it, wears this distinction proudly. The members understand the difference between quality and quantity.
The first dog show in real life was held in 1859 as a social event for patricians to raise… Continue
Added by Mattie on December 17, 2009 at 1:30pm —
So, Here in Second Life, This saturday, December 19th, Miss Virtual World 2010 pageant is taking place over at the Patch Thibaud Auditorium.
Early in November, i produced and released the promotional Video for the event, which can be viewed on my YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/user/teenzonline). There has been much antisipation within Second Life over the last few weeks, with the final preparations taking place this week before… Continue
With its focus on Games, Simulations & Virtual Worlds for Learning LEEF 2010 will explore how educators and trainers are changing their approach to learning and instruction through innovative games and simulations.
LEEF is an event that brings together trainers, multi-media developers, teachers and game designers to explore the innovative uses of technologies in which learning and… Continue
Added by Andy Petroski on December 14, 2009 at 11:45pm —
In a Second Life piece i do calld 'Guy Behind the Avatar', which is basically Me (editorial Clarity) Talking about topics in SL to camera, i did one on this saturdays event in-world, Miss Virtual World 2010.
Now showing in Active Worlds is the fabulous Cosmic Virtual Kaleidoscope!
Admittance to the Kaleidoscope is free with an Activeworlds citizenship, and that is only $6.95 for a month.
For more information follow the instructions (including Activeworlds citizenship) on the web page located at http://cosmictruth.net/et/
Added by Cosmic Truth on December 10, 2009 at 9:15pm —
A video taken during a recent visit to Singapore (running teacher workshops) ... a Christmas Carol played on an unusual instrument. (do you know what it is?)
Orchard Road with a backdrop of the Christmas… Continue
Added by Chris Smith on December 9, 2009 at 12:30am —
PR Contact: Annette Wilder, Wilder Public Relations Firm Inc. for Bliss Couture
Re: Bliss Couture's Fabulous 60% off end of the Year Holiday Sale!
As we prepare to say good-bye to 2009 Bliss Couture has one of the biggest most anticipated Holiday Sales of the year! Join us… Continue