Linden Labs Raising Prices But Extending Discount for Current Users

Kapp Notes

As you may know, Linden, on October 4th, announced a plan to raise prices for educational and non-profit users of Second Life and not a little increase, a whopping doubling of the previous discount. Of course there was a backlash and so Linden has offered up a temporary solution, one which will bring in monies in the short term and help educators and non-profits to “buy more time&# at the discounted rate: Here is a “mass email&# sent to education users from Linden.

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VenueGen Announces 3D Meetings for "Everyone"

Kapp Notes

It has been described as a lot more than Cisco’s WebEx meeting platform, and a lot less than Linden Labs’ Second Life virtual world. For 55 people, it costs $990 per month.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

The cost to produce and deliver a product includes development costs (internal and external costs, subject matter experts, etc.), administrative costs (hardware, software, support, etc.), delivery costs (LMS licensing, e-commerce costs, etc.),

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TCC08 Keynote: Why Do We Need A Second Life?

Experiencing eLearning

Free software, but land costs. In-world economy of Linden Dollars. Presenter: Dr. Barbara P. McLain, Professor, Music Education and Secondary Instrumental, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. In Second Life: Professor Lilliehook. “Change ahead requires vision now&#. Visions for change. Touch screen computers. Holographic displays. 3D TV. Merged technologies. What would you do as an educator if you had a holographic display? Trends. Social networking. Visual communication.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

This plan will result in annual cost savings of at least $100 million. From Build-A-Bearville Shares Stats From Virtual World, Real Store Interactions Over 1,400 businesses, government organizations and agencies have used Second Life to hold meetings, conduct training and prototype new technologies as a solution hosted by Linden Lab since 2003. Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great Ad for Newspaper Position (via Judy Brown)

Mark Oehlert

from The Bamboo Project Blog I have no idea how much it cost to produce this ad, but its pretty damn creative and attention-grabbing. Id be curious to know what it took technologically to pull it all together and the cost for doing it.