Archive for May, 2007

Pete Worden invites online collaboration with NASA

I attended the speech given by Pete Worden at the International Space Development Conference, which was also held in Second Life on NASA’s Colab island My question: Second Life is an inherently Global environment, is NASA taking this into due consideration, as it could draw on the input and expertise of a worldwide participatory audience? […]

Joining the Lifeboat Foundation Advisory Board

I have been invited to join the Scientific Advisory Board of the Lifeboat Foundation. The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards a technological singularity. It will […]

Local Government Study Group tools meeting on Vulcano

The Local Government Study Group exists to formulate tools for local governance in Second Life, and seek to persuade Linden Lab to adopt them. At this meeting on May 6 hosted by me on Vulcano, we will be discussing the second draft proposal for local governance tools. Additional tool proposals and comments on the existing […]

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