May 27, 2009 - 08:29 — admin
A page of helpful links.
Crisis and Emergency Response Community Links
Social Networks Links
The Ning Website
- Wikipedia - Comparison of social networking software
Comparative table of features of a range of social networking and CMS platforms
- Microsoft Vine
Microsoft Vine connects you to the people and places you care about most, when it matters. Stay in touch with family and friends, be informed when someone needs help. Get involved to create great communities. Use alerts, reports and your personal dashboard to stay in touch, informed and involved.
- Google Wave
An open source and open API tool for communication and collaboration on the web
Virtual Worlds Links
- Second Life
- Join Second Life Free
Join Second Life Free... suggest you skip the community step
- Second Life Tutorial Videos by Ho Max
Learning fundamentals about operating your avatar in Second Life
Open Source Virtual Worlds Server accessible via Second Life Viewer with a modified -loginuri parameter
- US Nexus from ECS
ECS creates virtual worlds based training and simlation aids such as US Nexus. Demonstration videos for projects such as the US Joint State Response Training System (JSRTS) are available online.
- MyBase - the US Air Force in Second Life
Second Life regions for public outreach from the US Army, Navy, Air Force and other organinizations. Start at "MyBase" for an introduction. MyBase is a set of regions dedicated to sharing the history and learning about the U.S. Air Force.
- Real Life Government Agencies using Second Life (GuSL)
Mailing list is for people from real life government agencies around the world who are interested in or currently using Second Life. Used to share information that might be of interest to national and local government agencies, NGOs, and nonprofits.
- Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds
FCVW supports individuals and organizations to improve government collaboration through the use of virtual worlds to enrich collaborative online experiences.
- Blue Mars 2150
HD Virtual World for business, education and entertainment
- Project Wonderland
Sun led 3D virtual worlds project and community, especially for education
Game develipment and 3D virtual world platform. More information here.