***2016 TECH: OSHG: Early demo meeting in Cybalounge. Not your father’s virtual world

Early demo meeting in Cybalounge.  Not your father’s virtual worldValibrarian Gregg and a few others attended a presentation by Edward Tarber in Cybalounge, a limited virtual world available in a browser.   We had a total of 5 concurrent.  Edward streamed a presentation in voice.  As a demo, it worked quite well.  Edward expects to have an improved version of the virtual world available in January.Meeting in Cybalounge for presentation by Edward TarberCybalounge Home Page     Cybalounge FacebookOSHG (Opensim-HyperGrid) articles on Virtual Outworlding-Presentation was in voice via streaming.It took about 40 seconds to enter as guest (no registration, no password).This method invites impulse entryWe listened to the voice presentation and saw slides.We could type questions or comments.With a few improvements, this system would be adequate for presentations.*******************************************************************(More after the break, scroll down!)********************************************************************** Metaverse events, current and upcomingOSCC presentation videos availableWIP shows cancelled for Dec because of conflict with other eventsCRASH! Site, the musical under development by people like usOSHG: Exploratory project by NMA: Future of Open-Source Virtual Worlds10th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education. March 29–April 1, 2017. Call for proposalsMal Burns: Inworld ReviewTry a browser-based virtual worldSelby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real    Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the HypergridHYPERGRID EVENTSDestination guide: OpenSimWorldOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersSign of the Kite WELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESIn a virtual world, your deodorant never fails.********************************************************Possible improvements for CybaloungeIncrease speed of avatar travelShift key improves speed, but is needed all timeAdd double-click TP Make zoom easier to useAllow camming aroundProvide scripted seats with click-to-sitAdded benefit–security Browser-viewer must use only browser-friendly transfer protocols.A shift to https may give the security needed for counselling and therapy.Browser-viewer is on the wish-horizon for OpenSim”29 percent of respondents said they wanted to see a web-based viewer” —  Dreamland tops this year’s hosting survey (2015)Comments from Shawnkmaloney, CraftgridFirst thing I appreciated, was that I didn’t have to go through the rigmarole of all the registering crap.It was…….. sloooooooooooow.Just know, with the Firefox, I didn’t have to work so hard to hear the fricken music, as you will finally hear, only after I made a jump to another region, or whatever browser worlds call a region.**********************************************************************************News and Notes***********************The Hypergrid WIP ShowThe Hypergrid WIP is a one hour “show & tell” of works in progress or recently completed. Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, promotion, entertainment– whatever you are working on.-Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog and elsewhere.Next WIP showWIP shows cancelled for Dec because of conflict with other eventsNext WIP show: Sun. Jan 8, Noon SLT Narasnook  location (second Sunday of the month)Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.world.narasnook.com:8900Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click Find. TPAt Narasnook, use World Map to search for PandoraCookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TPgrid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22Previous Articles from the WIP show Glimpses of Hypergrid Work-in-Progress (WIP) showWIP Show: How to with NPC, Nara Malone. Storytelling of the futureWIP on Cookie II, Kitely, 9/20 Dolls, Discos, and DiscussionWIP August 23, A conversation about being creativeThe WIP show, 7/18/2015: Virtual mobile art by Lucy AfarensisWIP Show at Hobo Sandbox on Cookie II, KitelyWIP Show, works in progress on the Hypergrid June 3, 2015Hypergrid WIP meeting. The creatives of the hypergrid************************************Entertainment on the Hypergrid, a G+ community   HYPERGRID EVENTS   Hypergrid DestinationsHypergrid-related articles in this blogHG links– depending on your interests Outworldz One-Click Hypergrid  (Install your own HG)Binder’s OSWorlds Stats and Status (past week)Google Calendar tutorial (Used for notices of HG events)Hypergrid Tour 2016-01– 167 virtual worldsSign of the KiteEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsBest metaverse communities   Top avatar outfitters on the hypergridArcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariG+ community: Metaverse ToursOpensimworld. Destination guide for the HypergridRadio in the virtual worldOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpNMA entry path How to Enter Kitely Virtual WorldsMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimFr43k Paine/Dealing With GriefersA Dimension BeyondVirtual Outworlding Table of Contents. SummaryNewcomer help in virtual worldsVirtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time Schools in virtual worldsHeritage Christian Online SchoolHCOS Brochure-What is “Virtual Outworlding” and how can you use it? KeywordsI publish 5 or 6 days a week, skipping 1 or 2 days in midweekFor more on topics like this, follow Selby Evans in Google+ What do we do in Virtual Worlds? Google search this blog: Search bar, upper left–or:Put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms Annotated screen shots made with JingAll original content on this blog is Creative Commons License, attribution only. Second Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else. Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny

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