Second Life

This section is for all things Second Life, in which my main avatar is Ee Maculate,  from my educational interests (centered on Warwick University Maths island), to my Castle in Fourmile and my SLideshow Viewer.

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  • Downsizing in Fourmile – Phase II The deed is done, most of my land holdings in Fourmile and Cavanaugh are now cleared and sold off, I’ve kept a quarter sim so that my SLideshow business still has a base (it seems to generate a number of sales every month on top of Marketplace so seems prudent to keep it for ...
  • Downsizing in Fourmile – Phase I Due to a change in real life circumstances, there was a need to start downsizing my land holdings in Second Life a few years ago, and in particular the outskirts of Fourmile Castle, I recently discovered a cache of snapshots I took at the time so thought I should document them somewhere, a considerable amount ...
  • Updates and Musings This is a quick post that isn’t really designed to be read, but is to collect my thoughts about what jobs need to be done around my various web presences such as updating, tidying up, general procrastination as well as maybe other projects that have fallen by the wayside that need to be picked up again. ...
  • Virtual Mathematics Update Following on from last term when the bulk of the discussion on web tools to disseminate mathematics happened, this term is where the individual projects are developed and produced (with a deadline for final submission over the Easter vacation). There is still a weekly seminar, but now only an hour, and primarily to discuss how ...
  • Virtual Mathematics  Recently saw the final lecture of a new and innovative module which I’ve been teaching at the University of Warwick. “Virtual Mathematics”, the main thrust of which was to discuss various ways of disseminating mathematics online. The module is technically only half way through, next term will be spent developing individual online projects which form ...
  • Fourmile with Shadows When did Second Life viewer have shadows added as an option? Oh well… found the setting now and it looks cool! Perhaps it’s due to the fact that my previous graphics cards couldn’t handle it. Here’s a picture of the entrance to Fourmile Castle resplendent with shadows. Problem is what to do with my objects ...
  • Second Life Maths Sculptures This post is to highlight the various sculptures scattered around the Second Life “Warwick University Maths” island, which can be accessed at this SLURL. There is always a lot of discussion over the impact of education using Virtual Worlds (usually against a backdrop of the bad publicity that always makes the tabloids), but what cannot ...
  • Ee’s SLideshow Viewer and Second Life 2.0 So, Linden Labs caught everyone by surprise and made the Beta 2.0 viewer the main release for new residents, despite there being numerous bugs that still need to be fixed. Pertinent to Ee’s SLideshow viewer are the new shared media facilities, or more precisely changes to parcel media.
  • Christmas on Warwick University Maths Island A freak snowstorm has hit the tropical Second Life island of the Warwick University Maths department (SLURL: http://tinyurl.com/56ykb2), conincidentally just in time for the Christmas break!
  • Boy Lane’s Rainbow Viewer for Netbooks Since my “recent” post on the Meerkat Viewer and it’s plus points for use on netbooks I have come across a version of Boy Lane’s excellent Rainbow Viewer optimised for use on Netbooks. This has recently been updated to comply with the official viewer’s forced upgrade (currently version 1.2). It requires an official SL viewer ...

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