Saturday, August 31, 2013

2013 HELP: SOUND: Control the sounds in Second Life

Control the sounds in Second Life
  • These instructions apply to standard SL viewers numbered 3.6 and above.
  • Details may differ with other viewers.
  • Sound in SL can come from five different channels 
  • You can adjust the volume of each channel 
  • or silence any channel completely.
  • But you have to know which channel
  • And you have to find the control panels
  • Especially the quick panel.  
Quick sound controls
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  • To get to the quick sound controls:
  • Hover the cursor over the loudspeaker graphic
  • Upper right of the screen.
  • The quick sound controls panel will appear

Friday, August 30, 2013

2013 WRITE: BLOGS: How to keep up with the news you want to follow.

BLOGS: How to keep up with the news 
you want to follow.

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  • You find a blog or news source carrying news you want to read.
  • What do you do?
  • Bookmark--you have to keep checking
  • News page, such as Google news
  • Follow, subscribe--get notices of publications
  • Feed reader-- Which and how?
  • Circle in Google+
  • Don't think either-or.  Think both-and.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

2013 STAGE: DANCE: Dance technology in virtual worlds--Second Life ballet in Wikipedia

Dance technology in virtual worlds
Second Life ballet in Wikipedia
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Virtual dance allows the exploration of physical and virtual dance and blended realities. The first ballet company to perform in a virtual environment was  Ballet Pixelle.   Inarra Saarinen is the artistic director and choreographer who creates animations, imports them into the virtual reality environment Second Life and then choreographs using the animations.--Wikipedia:  Dance Technology
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  • Google search this blog, column on right
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

2013 HELP: System slows or stops when running graphics? Check for GPU overheating

System slows or stops when running graphics?  
Check for overheating of Graphics Processor
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  • Can happen on new system or old
  • Especially notebooks
  • Modern systems will slow the processing to protect the hardware
  • They may or may not notify you
  • You can check and take action
  • If you monitor the temperature

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Monday, August 26, 2013

2013 COMMUNITIES: The aerospace community of Second Life

The aerospace community of Second Life
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Aviation news from Second Life presented in a TV news magazine format. This issue features a live action demonstration of the new combat system MCE.
Watch on YouTube
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Sunday, August 25, 2013

2013 ART: VIDEO: MachinimUWA VI: Natascha & Karima's 'Window on a Train'

MachinimUWA VI: 
Natascha & Karima's 'Window on a Train'
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The collaboration between filmmaker Natascha Randt and poet/composer Karima Hoisan continues on with Windows on a Train, taking us to a whole new dimension of collaboration as described on the Digital Rabbit Hole Blog both HERE and HERE.
- This machinima is now part of the L$1.1 Million, MachinimUWA VI: REFLECTIONS, the 6th UWA Short Animated Film Challenge.
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  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
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Saturday, August 24, 2013

2014 1stHELP: SEARCH: In Second Life I can go to adult places, but I can't find them in search

In Second Life I can go to adult places, 
but I can't find them in search.
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Instructions here apply to standard SL viewer 3.6 or above.  Details may differ in other viewers. 
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V3.2 Search window
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Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + f 
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This is a common question.  Simple answer -- you have authorize the search system to show you adult content.  See the screenshot above.  
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Why?  Because not everyone over 18 wants to see graphic sexual pictures.  Especially not at  work or when some other family members might see the screen.
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Friday, August 23, 2013

2013 TKR: Optional thinking: Draft; Un-; Zen; Final

Optional thinking: Draft; Un-; Zen; Final
Self-help--Thinkerer
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  • Draft thinking: like draft writing
  • Unthinking 
  • Zen thinking 
  • Final thinking 
The people in your head. Be everyone you can be

Thursday, August 22, 2013

2013 GAMES: Linden Multiquests. The Ice Hub by Magellan

Linden Multiquests. The Ice Hub by Magellan
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If you think of Second Life as a game, here is a place to start
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A kiosk of quests

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

2013 2ndHELP: GRAPHICS: Mesh distortions, and shadows.

Mesh distortions, round circles and shadows
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Ever see things look like this door?

  • Especially from a distance
  • Maybe close up they look normal.
  • Here is a solution.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

2013 VIDEO: ART: MachinimUWA VI: Reflections of a virtual world by Joe Zazulak (Spiral Silverstar)

MachinimUWA VI: Reflections of a virtual world 
by Joe Zazulak (Spiral Silverstar)
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Part of the L$1.1 Million, MachinimUWA VI: REFLECTIONS, the 6th UWA Short Animated Film Challenge.
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Saturday, August 17, 2013

2013 TKR: WRITE: Introspection is out, outrospection is in. Writers take note.

Introspection is out, outrospection is in.  
Writers take note.
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Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. 
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Watch on YouTube
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  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
  • Creative Commons License, attribution only.
  • Second LifeLindenSLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc.
  • This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else.  
  • Ads are  from Google
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Friday, August 16, 2013

2013 GAMES: Growing games in Second Life

Growing games in Second Life
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Star Trek Games
 
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Watch on YouTube
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If you want to promote a game:
Recent reports
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  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
  • Creative Commons License, attribution only.
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  • This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else.  
  • Ads are  from Google
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

2017 PROMO: Promotional videos made in Virtual Worlds

Promotional videos made in Virtual Worlds
Updated 2/13/2017
A collection of promotional videos made in Second Life illustrates how video in virtual worlds can be used to make low-cost commercials.  


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

2014 ART: Clinical depression, Inner Prisons, and Escapes

INNER PRISONS AND ESCAPES
Chuckmatrix Clip and Dan Freeland
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Inner prisons
If you want to understand clinical depressions and bipolar disorder, see the inner prisons exhibit by someone who has been there and returned.
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The entrance to inner prisons
  • This line comes to mind:
  • Abandon hope all ye who enter here
  • But the line does not speak truth.
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  • Opening: August 14th to September 29th at Art India Gallery
  • Hosted by Veekay Navarathna
  • Curated by Quan Lavender
Inner prisons
Escapes

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

2013 COMMUNITY: Commune Utopia, "mellow, friendly, family-like feeling"

Commune Utopia
"mellow, friendly, family-like feeling"
A community in Second Life
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Monday, August 12, 2013

2013 HOBBIES: VIDEO: FLYING: SL Aviation Magazine - Issue 1

SL Aviation Magazine - Issue 1
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Luke Flywalker hosts "SL Aviation," in which he attends a flight by the French Air Force Acrobatic team, and goes to the set of the "War in Vietnam" film

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  • This video has restricted content and may not play in some places.
  • You can watch it on YouTube
  • Watch on YouTube

Your free aircraft
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You can buy one of these
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Flying, aircraft, and space in Second Life
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  • Google search this blog, column on right
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  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

2013 ART: VIDEO: MachinimUWA VI: Elizabeth Spieler's 'In The Dark'

MachinimUWA VI: Elizabeth Spieler's 'In The Dark'
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Published on May 25, 2013
My contest entry for the annual UWA machinima contest. The Origin of Oz mystery maps are focused, in revealing how L. Frank Baum transposed the bible characters into the monsters on that appear on the Great Throne in the book "The Wizard of Oz" (1900) --Michele Rubatino
This machinima is now part of the L$1.1 Million, MachinimUWA VI: REFLECTIONS, the 6th UWA Short Animated Film Challenge.
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UWA Article
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  • What do we do in Virtual Worlds? 
  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
  • Creative Commons License, attribution only.
  • Second LifeLindenSLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc.
  • This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else.  
  • Ads are  from Google
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