Seedlings Show 2009-10-29 with Janalee Redmond of Metanomics
Join Alice and Cheryl as we learn about Second Life through Janalee Redmond's eyes. Janalee, also known as Jenette Forager, is the Community Manager for Metanomics. She explains how businesses are currently using Second Life to hold meetings and seminars. She also gives us the numbers on how many colleges and Universities are in Second Life!
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19:13:18 cheryloakes~seedlings -> getting ready
19:30:08 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Hello, hang on
19:30:16 alicebarr -> HI Mary
19:30:27 MaryOB -> Hi Alice and Cheryl
19:30:41 MaryOB -> I met this speaker at ISTE SL Tuesday night
19:31:12 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Please signin with SL name and real name
19:31:58 cheryloakes~seedlings -> cheryloakes=Blizzard Oates SL
19:32:16 MaryOB -> MaryOB - Serena Offcourse in SL
19:32:51 MaryOB -> Hi Peggy
19:33:18 PeggyG -> Hi! are you streaming yet?
19:33:21 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Peggy welcome, Mary welcome
19:33:33 cheryloakes~seedlings -> just started, do you hear
19:33:37 PeggyG -> not yet
19:34:06 PeggyG -> hearing you now thanks
19:34:25 MaryOB -> I don't hear you
19:34:31 MaryOB -> any suggestions?
19:34:45 cheryloakes~seedlings -> please click on ETTA on the edtechtalk.com/live
19:35:53 cheryloakes~seedlings -> I love this a horse rider, dressage
19:36:42 PeggyG -> how interesting!! learn how to talk to horses :-)
19:37:03 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> HI ds
19:37:30 ds -> hi Alice, and all
19:37:53 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Sorry I finally have sound!
19:38:00 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Yea!
19:38:11 cheryloakes~seedlings -> nice
19:38:17 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I was the one with the pumpkin shoes!
19:38:37 cheryloakes~seedlings -> of course, pumpkin shoes
19:39:10 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Smart mom
19:39:27 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> All 14 year olds know everything!
19:40:30 PeggyG -> can you change your name once it is created in SL?
19:40:40 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> no you can't Peggy
19:40:48 cheryloakes~seedlings -> thanks mary
19:40:58 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Mary is a SL expert!
19:41:09 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> thanks Cheryl
19:41:11 PeggyG -> great to learn from the experts!!
19:41:24 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Hey, DS, when did you tiptoe in
19:41:42 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Thanks for tweeting DS
19:41:50 ds -> hey Cheryl :) good to see you
19:41:55 ds -> yw
19:42:04 cheryloakes~seedlings -> looks like you are getting ready for winter
19:42:13 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> How many avatars fit in a teak gazebo?
19:42:57 ds -> yes indeed, excited to be heading to snow--love the "intro to SL" topic
19:43:09 cheryloakes~seedlings -> thanks,
19:44:22 ds -> you're paying it fwd Cheryl--big time!
19:44:59 cheryloakes~seedlings -> :-)
19:46:37 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I don't know much about Metanomics program....
19:46:45 cheryloakes~seedlings -> we will ask
19:47:35 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> http://www.metanomics.net/
19:48:35 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> http://dusanwriter.com/
19:48:44 cheryloakes~seedlings -> dusanwriter.com Canadian columunist
19:50:34 ds -> well done re provision for non-SL audiences via the web
19:50:55 cheryloakes~seedlings -> great idea,
19:51:24 ds -> love it-- a loaner
19:51:38 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> loaner cars, loaner avatars!
19:51:40 ds -> but again, fantastic regarding inclusion
19:51:51 cheryloakes~seedlings -> rent an avatar in SL, sounds like a business
19:51:59 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> That is a great idea!
19:52:06 cheryloakes~seedlings -> go Mary
19:52:07 ds -> made me think of "rent a wreck" :)
19:52:31 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> That would be my avatar!
19:52:41 ds -> me too
19:52:47 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> naw Alice you aren't a wreck!
19:52:52 PeggyG -> you are hilarious!!! :-)
19:53:14 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Wow chatbridge - very cool!
19:53:35 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Does this happen at the same time each week?
19:54:07 ds -> Cheryl: you need to market SL-cross goggles
19:54:18 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> SL has made me better at mulit tasking!
19:54:20 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Oh, great idea Doug!
19:54:56 cheryloakes~seedlings -> next week 2 pm EST Metranomic broadcast
19:55:13 ds -> whoa, walled gardens from Linden--very interesting
19:55:43 cheryloakes~seedlings -> metanomic link will be posted at their site, also posted to ISTE
19:55:53 PeggyG -> that sounds really exciting!
19:56:02 cheryloakes~seedlings -> I know Peggy will be there
19:56:22 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I need more group slots!
19:57:43 ds -> motivated learners, what a concept :)
19:58:23 PeggyG -> I'll try...I think I have bad SL karma!! Always freeze/crash when I try to use it!
19:58:26 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> ds and Peggy - are you currently in SL?
19:58:56 cheryloakes~seedlings -> add your SL name if you want Blizzard Oates= cheryl
19:59:25 ds -> I was (am?) Cosmo Commons for many yrs, but am a lapsed avatar I'm sad to report
19:59:49 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> :-) ds....
19:59:53 ds -> I'm Doug Symington in RL, btw
19:59:55 cheryloakes~seedlings -> DS, Mary is an expert fashion consultant, she really jazzed me up last month
20:00:05 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Lillyofthe Sea Starr here
20:00:07 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> smiles at Cheryl
20:00:20 ds -> or 1st Life, I guess :)
20:01:17 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> @DS you should come join us with Mary at the Maine Black Bear Island sometime. Next one is Nov 10
20:01:33 PeggyG -> I'm Greatnews Anatine :-)
20:02:18 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Yes you can buy art for pennies!
20:02:22 ds -> would love to, but currently eeepc and blackberry-only thus unable @ present--and look fwd to getting back inworld
20:03:05 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> So important to let people grow at own pace!
20:03:29 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> is it true that the lindens are not "taking" any new mentors?
20:03:37 cheryloakes~seedlings -> yes, just like our students:-)
20:04:12 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> interesting - many say that virtual worlds have expanded their horizons!
20:04:42 ds -> there's no question: once I went hang-gliding in SL, I "got it"
20:05:26 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> LOL accountants can be dry!
20:05:45 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Hi Bgorrill
20:05:48 cheryloakes~seedlings -> the Nebraska Project
20:05:57 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Hello Bgorrill
20:06:19 ds -> audio dropped for me--just me?
20:06:29 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I can still hear
20:06:31 PeggyG -> audio still ok for me
20:06:52 ds -> dang, but glad you still have yours
20:07:32 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> @ds maybe out and back in?
20:08:23 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Tools jams
20:08:33 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> not familiar with this either
20:09:09 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Whole new set of goodies for you Serena!
20:09:10 cheryloakes~seedlings -> me either, maybe sounding like the sandbox
20:11:33 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> What is Janalee's twitter name?
20:12:22 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Jennette Forager
20:14:13 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I am not finding her on twitter
20:14:34 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Oh sorry thought you wanted Sl name....
20:14:35 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I agree that Sl can provide for many "needs"
20:15:06 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Not sure about Twitter
20:15:22 PeggyG -> I had no idea there were that many universities in SL--700??!!
20:16:38 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> found her on twitter
20:17:57 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> read their profile!
20:18:19 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Almost everyone in SL is willing to share!
20:18:32 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> profile on SL or twitter?
20:18:35 cheryloakes~seedlings -> Yes, Mary is a great example sharing her closet with me!
20:18:38 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> twitter
20:18:46 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> hanks
20:18:50 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Thanks
20:18:51 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Jennfor
20:20:32 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Whoa!
20:22:02 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I love it - virtual world wacko - new bumper sticker!
20:22:19 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> :D
20:22:21 PeggyG -> I'm not sure I would want one of those bumper stickers :-)
20:24:57 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> http://janeknight.typepad.com
20:25:26 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> I think that is it
20:25:48 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Perfect!
20:26:02 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> ;_)
20:26:54 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> http://etherpad.com
20:27:57 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> that is so great!
20:28:55 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Bob's http://ahead.com
20:28:55 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> when are tool hams?
20:29:15 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Tuesdays at 9:30 SL time
20:29:24 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> 1 hour -90 mins
20:29:30 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> 5 PM SL on Sundays
20:30:10 PeggyG -> 5:00pm on Sundays is during the Women of the Web webcast
20:30:49 PeggyG -> how do you get to see archived sessions on SL?? I've often wondered that!!
20:31:45 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> http://prezi.com/desktop/
20:32:16 PeggyG -> can you use prezi on Second Life?
20:32:49 cheryloakes~seedlings -> http://personas.media.mit.edu/personasWeb.html
20:33:02 PeggyG -> there have been several good presentations on using Prezi recently--Steve Dembo did a session for Classroom 2.0 LIVE a few weeks ago
20:33:56 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> http://www.google.com/events/digitalage/
20:34:11 cheryloakes~seedlings -> so, peggy, we can find examples of prezi at classroom 2.0
20:34:17 PeggyG -> that sounds really interesting Cheryl!!
20:35:31 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Nice show
20:35:37 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> very relaxed and fun
20:35:47 PeggyG -> yes it's in the archives- http://live.classroom20.com/1/post/2009/09/prezi-presentation-tool-speci...
20:36:17 veronica -> I'm already in SL but missed the beginning of your discussion.
20:36:21 khjohnson -> Very interesting!
20:36:25 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Yes Seedlings are great!
20:36:51 PeggyG -> the parts of the Google forum that I got to see were really intersting!!
20:37:42 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Yes I am hoping to rewatch the Google videos. So interesting!
20:37:53 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> And our friend Kern was there!
20:38:20 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> Metanomics broadcasts weekly interviews (Wednesday at 12pmSLT) and host, Robert Bloomfield, Professor with the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, talks with those who are working and innovating within Virtual Worlds. I also organize the Metanomics Community Forum each Thursday at 12pmSLT. www.Metanomics.net The Epoch Institute offers custom facilitation and consulting for adaptation of the VW platform for professional and education use. We also host a weekly session called IMMERSION:tools.jam which explores use of VW tools for teaching and presetation purposes each Tuesday at 9:30amSLT.
20:38:23 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Huge learning curve
20:38:28 veronica -> Alice is LillyoftheSea Staff your SL name?
20:38:36 veronica -> star... sorry
20:38:58 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> LillyoftheSea Starr yes
20:39:15 PeggyG -> my big excitement in SL was getting an outfit that wasn't the ISTE tshirt :-)
20:39:25 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> @Peggy me too!
20:39:36 veronica -> I love my shoes with bling
20:39:40 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Hey I told her about the shoes!
20:40:11 PeggyG -> fascinating conversation!!! thank you all!!
20:40:11 MaryOB - Serena Offcourse -> Any podcast that includes talk about shoes ... is excellent in my book!
20:40:31 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> @Mary that should be your quote!
20:40:58 alicebarr/LillyoftheSea Starr -> @Pegy she works with Shambles