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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Talking kids’ virtual worlds at Dean’s Conference OISE/UT

» by February 28, 2008 at 8:28 pm » Comments (0)

Been a very hectic last few days, but I have a few minutes to let you all know that I'll be at OISE/UT's Dean's raduate Conference this Saturday spreading ...more »

links for 2008-02-27

» by February 26, 2008 at 8:25 pm » Comments (1)

US to sniff out terrorists in WoW. Really. "The U.S. Intelligence community is looking into World of Warcraft and other MMOs, aiming to create software that will pick out extremists and ...more »

Hello Kitty Online players must sing for their beta

» by February 24, 2008 at 12:03 pm » Comments (7)

Like many folks following virtual worlds for kids, I was pleasantly surprised when Sanrio announced they were to release a Hello Kitty virtual world, Hello Kitty Online. And probably like ...more »

RezEd gets funding

» by February 21, 2008 at 10:21 pm » Comments (1)

Not much time to write about this, but the MacArthur Foundation just granted the great folks at Global Kids $72,000 to create RezEd, an online social network for educators intreresting ...more »

links for 2008-02-19

» by February 19, 2008 at 1:25 am » Comments (0)

iSchool Podcast » Henry Jenkins on “Combating the Participation Gap” "According to recent studies by the Pew Center on the Internet And American Life, more than half of American teens online ...more »

VW-linked toy hype in full swing at Toy Fair

» by February 18, 2008 at 2:13 pm » Comments (3)

Virtual World News reports on the unhinged hype of Webkinz copycats cramming themselves onto the real world/virtual world toy bandwagon. Toy Fair, the leading toy show and expo in the country, ...more »

Liking PowerUp, IBM’s multiplayer game for teens

» by February 15, 2008 at 4:23 pm » Comments (3)

I'll admit that I've haven't even finished downloading PowerUp, IBM's new multiplayer game about the environment and alternative energy, but so far I like what I see. Check out their ...more »
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