Links for Sunday, August 21, 2011

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  • Hypergrid Business: 11 Tips for Successful Virtual Training – “It only makes sense to use virtual world technology if you are making use of its unique affordances. That is, if you are doing things that can only be done in a virtual world. If you bring your learners into a beautiful virtual environment and then talk at them with a PowerPoint deck for an hour, everyone will leave feeling cheated.
  • HTML 5 Rocks: How Browsers Work – “This comprehensive primer on the internal operations of WebKit and Gecko is the result of much research done by Israeli developer Tali Garsiel. Over a few years, she reviewed all the published data about browser internals and spent a lot of time reading web browser source code.
  • YouTube: Metropolis II By Chris Burden (The Movie) – “A short doc about a kinetic sculpture that took four years to build.