Secon Life and High Fidelity founder Philip Rosedale discusses the metaverse and how it will be used for teaching. It’s all about presence:
Almost time for Serious Fun 2015, a one-day conference to promote and discuss game-based learning in secondary and post-secondary education. I will be presenting a walk & talk presentation about leveraging Second Life as a game platform in The Wastelands. Come learn, play and connect with us!
I’ve been invited to participate in the alpha testing of High Fidelity, the new virtual world experience from the founder of Linden Labs‘ Second Life, Philip Rosedale.
“We’re building a new virtual world enabling rich avatar interactions driven by sensor-equipped hardware, simulated and served by devices (phones, tablets and laptops/desktops) contributed by end-users.”
What if you could explore a shipwreck, searching for fish and coral at Chuuk Lagoon, the site of a pivotal World War II battle, since transformed into a glorious reef, without leaving your own home? This is exactly what players do in the initial levels of ‘Infinite Scuba’
Dassault Systèmes’ 3D Technologies to build bridges between the engineers of yesterday and today by preserving the Memory of their remarkable technological innovations in advance of the seventieth anniversary of the invasion of Western Europe by the Allies on June 6, 1944, at the turning point of World War II.
You can learn more about this project here: http://www.3ds.com/dday