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Global Agenda's Sandstorm patch arrives to test server tonight

The much-talked-about Sandstorm patch for Global Agenda, also known as patch 1.3 and the Big Patch of Awesome (tm Sera), is set to arrive on the test server late today. Fans of Global Agenda have been scouring the patch notes since they released, anticipating how things will change and looking...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids films Race to Equality

Global Kids recently completed their annual Teen Grid summer camp. During that time, they taught their New York program students important issues worldwide, then machinimated them. In Race to Equality, they learned about countries that give preferential treatment to students of one race over the...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids Kofi Annan Simulcast to four different virtual worlds

Global Kids has been quite busy with their activities this year! They recently streamed Kofi Annan receiving the MacArthur Foundation's first International Justice Award. Not only was this event special and meaningful in the first place, but it was also fairly unique in how far it reached. The...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids' practices science on Teen Grid

Two weeks ago, we wrote about an interactive science lab being used for education on the Teen Grid in Second Life. Today, we'll look at another campus, Global Kids, and how they work on their scientific projects. Global Kids has one of the most popular groups of islands on TG, as part of their...

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Cinemassively: Interactive Science Lab

The days of science lab fires are over. The STEAM, or Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-schoolers, project lets middle school students experiment with science through Second Life. Teen Gridders that are part of the Ohio STEAM sim will be able to put on a HUD, or Heads Up...

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Visions of Global Justice

This coming Wednesday, 19 March, the USC Network Culture Project will feature the work of thirteen talented virtual world artists on the theme of justice, all specifically created for this event to celebrate the International Criminal Court. The artists involved are a talented set indeed from...

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Cinemassively: Inside Eye4You island on Teen Grid

As an adult with access to the Second Life Teen Grid, I can only go to two estates there, Global Kids and Eye4You Alliance. However, I'm sure that many educators and Main Gridders would like to see what parts of TG look like. HVX Silverstar posted some brief machinima clips leftover from 2007,...

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Cinemassively: Civil Liberties in Teen Second Life

I'm going on a field trip to the Teen Grid today to learn more about some of Global Kids' new projects. In the meantime, I want to show you the cutest video about the teens. It was prepared by the GK in-house Machinimator, Kathy Vega, for their discussion on Philanthropy and Virtual Worlds. In the...

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Teen Grid: A sad state of affairs

I logged into the Teen Grid this Saturday to attend a Machinima tools presentation by HVX Silverstar. Before I could teleport to Eye4You, I ran into a group of teens gathered on Global Kids island. Alex Harbinger was holding his monthly intern meeting, with this one being about the state of the...

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