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Secret Location – Secret Plans – Virtual Delivery – itsReal

Last evening at 2100hrs a secret meeting took place in a secret location in Second Life.
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Call for Papers –

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Computer Games; Animation, Multimedia, IPTV, Edutainment and Security
International Conference and Symposium on
28th-30th April 2008
Authors should submit a complete paper in English of up to 8 A4 pages, using the submission procedure indicated below. The program committee will review all papers and the contact author of each paper will be notified of the result, by email. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. Authors must also indicate the conference track to which the paper is submitted. The paper must be carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling.
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Second Life Roundup – itsReal

Publicity from Traditional Media and the Blogosphere continues to pump out, To jump onto the juggernaut just add “Second Life” to your press releases or posts and the world gets to see what you are doing…if you want a serious virtual worlds strategy…speak to me


Click-Image-to-Call APLINK from Big-Bit

Google News Alert for: “Second Life”

Second Life: Clicks and mortar – United Kingdom
Adam Edwards enters the lucrative world of Second Life This summer,

a part-time administrator at Oxford University, with no publishing experience and a

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PopOut 2007 – Bubbles with Success – itsReal

Since PopOut many bloggers have ranted, how PopOut could have been done, whilst freedom of speech is awesome I believe that the bloggers making the statements need to understand that their sphere of understanding is only limited by their participation in the world around them. Maybe they should open their sphere to new perspectives…

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PopOut: Emerging Web Startups! – Invitation

PopOut: Emerging Web Startups!

PopOut! is finally here! Calling all technopreneurs, venture capitalist, geeks, students, startups and basically anyone interested in the web 2.0 and beyond to join us as we hear from these locally grown startups share their innovation and experience! A successor to Geekout, Popout will be a series of startup showcases where we want you to meet the entrepreneurs spearheading the emergence of the Singapore Web 2.0 landscape.

Focusing on Web Startups for this episode, the companies presenting include Bezurk, recently named one of the world’s most exciting startup by Business 2.0, ZopIM, a next generation sales IM platform, and many others.

Although we’re upgrading to Suntec this time, but no worries!!! We’ll definitely be keeping the informal conversations and fun-filled interactions that mark TDM events. So please come on down in you CASUAL wear!!

Come by on the 4th October , where you get to meet, suggest and share ideas and resources to with like minded technopreneurs, investors, and bloggers!

Date: 4 October 2007 (Thursday)
Time: 6.45 to 9.30pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Ballroom 1, Level 2

Admission: FREE!!!

Attire: Casual!!!

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This week in Virtual Worlds Weekly – it’sReal

Virtual Worlds Weekly – Volume 1, Issue 16 – June 15, 2007
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This Week’s News

Doppelganger Partners with Kitson and Rocawear
Two VCs Invest in Indian Virtual World Game Developer
Second Life to Have Standardized Voice Within Months
Playboy Opens Up in Second Life (includes exclusive interviews)
Faketown talks Fighting Carbon Emissions and Marketing in 2D (includes exclusive interviews)
MindArk Discusses China’s Upcoming World in Entropia (includes exclusive interviews)
Metabirds and Centric Discuss Second Life and HiPiHi (includes exclusive interviews)
Eduserv Invests £333,000 into Virtual Worlds Eduction Research
Children’s MMOs in the New York Times
Korea Establishing User-Created Content Censorship Rules
Open source Second Life add-ons still months away
Windlight Goes Open Source
Areae Picking Up Steam Prior To Launch

New Product News

Forterra’s New SDK Signals Shift from Service Company to Software Company
MEGACITY Creating Business-Friendly Virtual Tokyos
Empire of Sports, First Sports-Based Virtual World to Launch
Sony Announces Free Realms: Free-to-Play Virtual World
Update: Japan based Co-Core to launch Tokyo Reproduction Virtual World
MTV Launches Virtual Lower East Side: 5th Virtual World in 9 Months
Lego Universe Virtual World To Have Community Features?


Virtual Worlds Fall Conference and Expo – October 10-11, 2007 – San Jose – Early Registration is now open –
VW Fall – Official Hotel Discount Set – book your room now.

Market Research

82 Percent of IT Leaders See Opportunity in Virtual Worlds
Analysts Predict Political Pullout From Virtual Worlds
Canadians Warming Up to Social Networking, Not Virtual Worlds
30 Percent of Top 100 Dutch Companies Involved in Virtual Worlds
Most Second Life Users Likely to Buy Virtual Goods
20 Percent of Interactive Agencies Look to Virtual Worlds

Briefly Noted

Virtual Worlds As Data Center Organizers?
Search for Missing Girl to Enter Second Life
Interview: Sparter Talks Virtual Gold Trade, Farming, and Property Rights

Who’s New to Second Life this Week (13 firms referenced)

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Virtual Hiring a PR disaster – itsReal

Disappointment is all I can say, I recently wrote a post, see here, that basically was a promo for the in-world virtual career fair,

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