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Links for Monday, June 18, 2007

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day: Analemma over the Ukraine – “If you took a picture of the Sun at the same time each day, would it remain in the same position? The answer is no, and the shape traced out by the Sun over the course of a year is called an analemma.
  • KZero: Mystitool: Metabrand no.1 – “Think of Mystitool is your Swiss Army knife for Second Life, or maybe Batman’s Utility Belt. It’s an application that sits quietly in the background during in-world visits that quickly and easily enables a variety of useful tasks (in a useful if you’re in a virtual world type way) to be performed.
  • ScienceRoll: 10 Tips for How to Use Web 2.0 in Medicine – “Second Life is a virtual world where you can establish your second life. If you’re a patient, then you should try it how it is like to lie in a CT scan or ask a virtual doctor about your problems at the Ann Myers Medical Center.
  • IBM: Innovation in Virtual Worlds – “At IBM our strategy is to collaborate with a community in an open source fashion to build out the next generation Web — the 3-D Internet. We welcome you to visit us in Second Life and to read more about our work in virtual worlds by downloading our brochure