Archive for the ‘Second Life’ Category

Communities Dominate Brands – prescient

Saturday, August 1st, 2009Tim Harrap in a twitter post mentioned a conversation @ Marketing in Australia that identifies Communities Dominate Brands as being – prescient. We have become linked to what is now commonly called Social Media - thought I still prefer the ...

Media – News – Trust – Morality – Ethics and Commerce: Uncomfortable bedfellows

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007Get your facts straight mateIn 1985, when asked whether news organizations "get the facts straight" or are "often inaccurate," 55 percent chose the former option and 34 percent the latter. This past July, when Pew asked ...

Participatory Media to better enable Civic Engagement

Sunday, December 16th, 2007Howard Rheingold writes in Using Participatory Media and Public Voice to Encourage Civic EngagementTeaching young people how to use digital media to convey their public voices could connect youthful interest in identity exploration and social interaction ...

A nonprofit Second Life

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006Nedra Weinreich and I have been chatting on the CDB blog and Nedra very kindly sent me a link to a post she had made about non-profit organisations engaging with the virtual world. Nonprofit Life in Second Life[caption id="attachment_2859" ...

How to get the life you really want

Sunday, July 9th, 2006The Observer today says   Hundreds of thousands of people are seeking love, fortune and happiness through their 2D alter egos in Second Life, a new virtual world[caption id="attachment_2845" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="American Apparel in Second Life"][/caption]David Smith writesA ...

Going Pro in Second Life

Saturday, July 8th, 2006So how do you go Pro in Second Life?How do you turn your Second Life into a real life career? Though she's written about creating SL machinima and solar eclipse simulcasts, this blog has been rather sparse ...

Virtual worlds, virtual goods, real world copyright issues

Saturday, July 8th, 2006The opening of clothing firm American Apparel's newest store marks a departure from its usual range of hip fashion products. Famed for the quality of the material it uses and its no-nonsense styling, the brand has made a surprise move ...

The society and economics of the virtual kingdom

Friday, May 19th, 2006This is a definite must-read if you want to get your head around the consequences of virtual worlds.And is a welcome support to the chapter in our book The emerging virtual economy. Magic Kingdoms for us and our ...

When push comes to pull: the new economy & culture of the networked society

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

When push comes to pull: a new paradigm

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

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