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May 24, 2007

Report on Games and Media Event 2007 at Imperial College on 17 May 2007

May 24, 2007

I attended Games and Media Event 2007 at Imperial College on 17 May 2007.  This was a well-attended conference with a good mix of game developers and academics.   The first presentation was by David Braben of Frontier Developments who began with an overview of the many generations of games and game platforms. He then gave some impressive ...

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May 14, 2007

Eduserv Foundation Symposium “Virtual Worlds, real learning?”

May 14, 2007

Last Thursday I attended the "Virtual Worlds, real learning?" symposium.   This conference was a good mix of people interested in Second Life and learning. I missed the first two presentations (unfortunately one was by Jim Purbrick of Linden Lab – but I talked to him during several of the breaks) and the other was what IBM is doing ...

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April 28, 2007

Massively Multi Learner Workshop (mostly learning in Second Life)

April 28, 2007

Here are my notes from the Massively Multi Learner Workshop on 22 March 2007.()   The first speaker was Dave Taylor from the National Physical Laboratory. He spoke of a large international collaboration to build a cluster of space and science islands in Second Life -- The NPL worked with NASA in their recreation of Cape Canaveral. He showed ...

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April 25, 2007

Introduction to Ken Kahn

April 25, 2007

Hi everyone.I'm part-time at both the London Knowledge Lab and Oxford University Computing Services. In London I'm involved in a project called ReMath where we are building a tool called MoPiX where you can build animations and simulations by using algebraic equations. Beginning in October I'll be participating in a large technology enhanced learning project involving modelling and intelligent ...

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