Synthravels (via Springwise) is a barely nascent company that offers a travel guide experience in virtual world. You pick which virtual world you want to go to and what kind of things you want to see and they will find you a guide. Last time I visited the Second Life newbie ground, there was a . . . → Read More: Synthravels: Let us show you the (virtual) world
Exactly a month ago, I went to a reunion for my alma mater in New York. At it, there was a presentation by Ms Melanie Hardman, who is an Innovation Director for PepsiCo.
After the presentation I taked briefly to Melanie and asked whether PepsiCo looked at advertising or sponsoring events in virtual worlds such . . . → Read More: In the virtual world arena Coca-Cola won the first battle
A pretty funny story from the game Second Life illustrating what happens when the USA-based virtual world developers only think they know the issues of internationalization (i18n for the geeks in you).
Next time I am logged-in, I will try typing in Russian and see whether that will do the trick as well. I wonder . . . → Read More: Umlauts can crash and burn your (virtual) world
There are many ways to celebrate Robert Burns’ birthday, but doing it in a virtual world is certainly one of the odder ones. Even if you don’t know what SecondLife is, the pictures are worth looking at.
For myself, I danced the whole evening at New York’s RSCDS branch.
. . . → Read More: Robert Burns’ night in a virtual world.