2017 OSHG: The OSHG project joins forces with IMA

The OSHG project joins forces with IMAThe OSHG project started by Selby Evans under New Media Arts is merging with the newly formed organization, Infinite Metaverse Alliance (IMA).  Selby will continue to work on the project objectives as an adviser to IMA.  IMA is welcoming new members and seeking their advice. Reminder: OSHG stands for OpenSimulator-HyperGrid. The OSHG project was started by New Media Arts in an effort to speed advances in OpenSim and the hypergrid.   HGProjects and the OSHG initiative. Summary, Fall 2016Infinite Metaverse Alliance (IMA) has similar objectives and more resources, So it made good sense to join with them I will continue to report on the OSHG objectives.And I will now report on other developments in IMA. Full disclosure: I will be working with IMA as an adviser and promoter.I am an investor and could benefit financially if the business side becomes profitableThis is not a business investment.  I would only recommend it to support OpenSim. You can be come a social member of IMA free. Just do any one of these things Sign up for the IMA newsletter Join our G+ CommunityFollow our YouTube ChannelCreate an account on the IMA Test Grid #1Anyone interested in OpenSim–developing or using–is welcome to join.*******************************************************************(More after the break, scroll down!)********************************************************************** Metaverse events, current and upcomingNEW:  Infinite Metaverse Alliance, organization for the metaverse.Want to try Halcyon?  Infinite Metaverse Alliance test grid Cybalounge updated: now with voice!OSCC presentation videos availableCRASH! Site, the musical under development by people like usMal Burns: Inworld ReviewTry a browser-based virtual worldSelby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the HypergridHYPERGRID EVENTSDestination guide: OpenSimWorldOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersSign of the Kite WELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESVirtual world G+ communities:  Communities virtual worlds G+In a virtual world, your deodorant never fails.****************************************************Projects that OSHG found to be important to the OpenSim communityThis list was developed by informal converstions and is not authoritative.Browser for OpenSimulatorWeb-based viewer (see report below)Close cooperation between third-party viewer developers and the OS DevelopersImproved physics engineDocumentation for OpenSimulator.Road-map for future development of OpenSimulator.  Progress on web-based viewer, now called web-worldsA proposal for a web-world to support nonprofits in virtual worldsHow will web-worlds from OpenSim start? The reception room modelBrowser-viewer, progress and possibilities: SummaryBrowser-viewer imaginary use case: EntertainmentEarly demo meeting in Cybalounge. Not your father’s virtual worldMarcus Milne talks about his worlds on the webWebGL, WebGL frameworks, and BabylonJS. Virtual world terms for the futureA Virtual World in your Browser by Edward TarberWorlds in your browser. The worlds of WebGL are coming”The future of Halcyon and browser-based worlds” Invited post by Shelenn AyresImagining the browser-viewer: A wormhole connecting the WWW to the virtual worldsArticles about the OSHG project.OSHG development: OSHG Committee begins to form, New Media Arts plans. HGProjectsMal Burns show, 10/9/2016. The OSHG project. Don Smith and Selby EvansWhat criteria would a non-profit use to select OSHG projects to fund? HGProjectsPreliminary objectives for subcommittees. Invited post by Don Smith and Selby Evans. HGProjectsOSHG development committee: Planning for OpenSimulator/Hypergrid development. HGProjectsComments on OSHG Development (collection 2). HGProjectsUseful discussion of the OSHG project started by FreakyTechExploratory project by NMA: Future of Open-Source Virtual WorldsHGProjects and the OSHG initiative. Summary, Fall 2016Foundation for the future of the OpenSim communityEarly demo meeting in Cybalounge. Not your father’s virtual worldOpenSim – What it will take to get into prime time? By Steve LaVigne. HGProjects**********************************************************************************News and NotesThe 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.Selby will be doing test video capture of presentations in voice.  These may be posted on YouTube.-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 showNext WIP show: Sun. Feb. 26, Noon SLT Cokie II Location: (fourth Sunday of the month)Pandora 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 Use your head! They always tell you that. They never tell you howAbout  educationAbout artDinosaurSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business  The incomplete works of Ann Tree PrenyourOutworldz 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: HYPEventsCommunities in the virtual worldsArcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariG+ community: Metaverse ToursOpensimworld. Destination guide for the HypergridBest metaverse communities Radio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (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

Click here to read the complete story