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Virtual Worlds and Digital Divides – joining the conversation

19. November 2007


White African noted last week that in “The Best of Blogs, “there’s a number of African blogs in there” and a lot of activity over the last month in the African blogosphere. The nominated blogs include two from Africa: Actualités de la République Démocratique du Congo in the best Weblog category Diário de um Sociólogo […]

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Ugotrade Interview with Philip Rosedale at SLCC:
“Bigger than the web” and Second Life in Africa

29. August 2007


Second Life will be “bigger than the web” and we’re “moving away from being a lab and into an operating system.” These bold statements by Philip Rosedale, in his keynote address at SLCC, inspired my questions in the interview Philip very graciously gave for Ugotrade that morning. Philip is wearing the “Missing Image” T-shirt, created […]

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Thinking Globally, Connecting Virtually:
Anshe Chung Makes a Home for Non-profits on SL.

19. August 2007

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Anshe Chung (picture from Rik Riel’s Flickr stream) spoke live from China at the grand opening celebration for the new Non-profit Commons island in Second Life. Anshe expressed her passion for using virtual worlds to connect globally. Anshe Chung is SL’s first millionaire, a global metaverse entrepreneur, and donor of the island and buildings that […]

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