Friday Aug 28, 2009

New Video: Introduction to Virtual Worlds - Check out the Mixed Reality!

This new video, created by Robin Williams in the Information Services: Digital Libraries & Research group, has a great message about the value of virtual worlds for business and also uses various types of media to get the message across - including mixing real people and avatars - it's a must see!

Friday Jun 19, 2009

Exciting New Event at the Solaris Campus in Second Life

Pro OpenSolaris Author Chat with Harry Foxwell

Thursday, July 9th
9-10am SLT/PT
(Second Life Time is the same as Pacific Time)

Location: Sun Solaris Campus in Second Life (SLURL) http://slurl.com/secondlife/Sun%20Microsystems%201/32/231/22


Book by Harry Foxwell and Christine Tran

Pro OpenSolaris was written to demonstrate that you can host your open source applications and solutions on OpenSolaris, taking advantage of its advanced features such as containers and other forms of virtualization, the ZFS file system, and DTrace. Spend an hour with author Harry Foxwell and learn more about the latest release - OpenSolaris 2009.06, and features such as Crossbow.

Harry Foxwell is a system engineer for Sun Microsystems Federal, Inc., specializing in operating system support (Solaris, OpenSolaris, and Linux). He is also an adjunct professor of computer science at George Mason University, where he has taught, among other classes, operating system courses based on OpenSolaris. He has also written several book reviews for ACM’s Computing Reviews.

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