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links for 2008-05-20

1988 video explains Habitat virtual world Lucasfilm’s Habitat was one of (if not the) first graphic-based virtual worlds. I was too busy playing Curse of the Azure Bonds to notice it. Shame. (tags: VirtualWorlds videogames mmo history technology habitat...

links for 2008-05-16

Teens making summer cash in virtual worlds “With summer jobs in short supply, more young people are pursuing money-making opportunities in Web fantasy worlds.” Another reason why teaching 21st century skills to teens is so important. (tags: secondlife...

links for 2008-05-03

Canadians to be shut out from online movie downloads? “Legitimate online video services have already been slow in coming to Canada, but because of download limits being imposed by the country’s major internet service providers, they may never really get...

links for 2008-05-01

Net Neutrality explained in 10 minutes If you’re reading this, then you like the internet. Let’s stop it from becoming TV. (tags: netneutrality freedom neutrality video Internet net politics media) You might also enjoy: links for 2008-05-03 links for...

links for 2008-04-16

School board bans mobile devices “Trustees last night approved a new policy that prohibits students from using cellphones and other personal electronic devices (PEDs) such as mp3 players during the school day.” Teaching in that board just got a lot more...

links for 2008-03-05

Civilization Creator Lists Three Most Important Innovations in Gaming | Game | Life from Wired.com “Sid Meier pointed to the personal computer, Sim City, and Nintendo’s Seal of Approval as the three most important innovations in gaming history.” Not...