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Entries Tagged as 'Handheld2008'

Time runs fast in virtual worlds

November 9th, 2008 · No Comments

While researching heritage in Second Life, I noted that time speeds up in virtual worlds. Events that took place only months ago are referred to as part of the world’s history. When your world is only five years old, anything that survives for a few years begins to look like a venerable antique. Second Life’s […]

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Tags: by Gill · Conferences · Handheld2007 · Handheld2008 · Virtual worlds

Handheld Learning 2008 and Nintendo DS

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

At HHL2007, I joined twitter. This was good fun and┬ádefinitely a little ahead of the game. I’m now signed up for HHL2008 in October and this year they’re sending all delegates who register before 31st July a free Nintendo DS. Apparently it will come with one game and some conference material. I wonder what else? […]

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Tags: by Gill · Conferences · Handheld2008 · Social Networking · twitter