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Voted for Decentraland on the district0x site

I just voted on the district0x site for Decentraland to be prioritized as a project. Here is how that works: You get some district0x DNT tokens into a suitable ERC20-compatible wallet (they suggest MetaMask), and then go to the district0x … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned about Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) investing

I’ve had some queries about what I’ve been doing and learning about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and investing — how this all works, and how I pick which companies to invest in. So here is a little min-primer based on what I’ve … Continue reading

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You, Too, Can Be Part of a Venture Investment Fund!

#AICOIN Today I joined the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for AICoin.   AICoin will use blockchain technology to support a decentralized collective of investors, voting to decide which cutting edge blockchain and AI companies to invest in. AI will also … Continue reading

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Sansar Creator’s Guide

Sansar Creator’s Guide: Building Compelling Experiences in Virtual Reality This book is intended as an introduction to the basics of using and creating Virtual Reality experiences in Sansar. Sansar is a social online Virtual Reality (VR) system that can be … Continue reading

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Robot Apocalypse? Implications of AI, Automation and Robotics for society, education, work, and economics

The trends toward the adoption and spread of AI, automation and robotics continue to accelerate. There are valid concerns about the impacts this will have on us. The main concerns seem to break down into a few primary areas: Robot … Continue reading

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Reflections on Healing the Ills of Our Culture

Reflections on Healing the Ills of Our Culture As I learn more about the history of slavery in my country, I reflect on how hard it was for the people who had power in the situation and had grown up … Continue reading

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Scientists create the first digital ‘tree of life’ for 2.3 million species – CSMonitor.com

http://m.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0920/Scientists-create-the-first-digital-tree-of-life-for-2.3-million-species

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SL12B: Ebbe Altberg on Second Life & Sansar – transcript and video | Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

https://modemworld.wordpress.com/2015/06/27/sl12b-ebbe-altberg-on-second-life-sansar-transcript-and-video/#more-50689

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Electron Microscope views of vinyl and optical audio discs

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Second Life Benefits for Those with Disabilties — The Drax Files: Episode 13: Creations for Parkinson’s

Draxtor Despres has a whole series of enlightening documentaries about the value and benefits of Second Life.   Fantastic documentary work.  This is among his best…  How experiences in Second Life benefit those with Parkinson’s Disease.   I had the … Continue reading

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