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BRIAN ENO’S 77 MILLION PAINTINGS TO PREMIERE IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ACROSS SECOND LIFE THIS FRIDAY, 8PM PDT, 6/29/07

pdf is here

Click this picture to attend the opening:

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We are pleased to announce that this Friday the 29th, at 8 PM PDT (Second Life Time), The Long Now Foundation will begin the Second Life premiere of Brian Eno’s 77 Million Paintings. This will occur alongside its North American premiere in San Francisco, in partnership with blueair.tv. Each installation of 77 Million Paintings will be unique to its location.

The event will open at 8 PM in Second Life on Kula 1 Sim at The Commons amphitheater (intersecting Kula 1 through Kula 4 and by Joi Ito). The opening will include an interview of Second Life artist Angrybeth Shortbread (Annabeth Robinson, creative partner of blueair.tv). Angrybeth developed the 77 Million Paintings remix in Second Life through blueair.tv.

Second Life Events
CNET Interviews Joi Ito

Come hear CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman (GreeterDan Godel) interview well-known entrepreneur, venture capitalist, virtual worlds innovator, Internet visionary, Technorati executive Joi Ito. He will come to talk about his experiences using virutal worlds as a tool to manage co-workers, about his World of Warcraft guild, about his investments and so much more. Come to the CNET bureau, listen to a 1-on-1 discussion and ask Joi a question yourself. When you arrive at the CNET building, you can fly up to the top floor through the open balcony on the right side of the building. Please come and join us for what is sure to be a fun and inspiring conversation.

See you there.

Mark your calenders: On Thursday, September 14 at 5PM (SL/Pacific), PopSci.com (the online home of Popular Science) and Creative Commons will be hosting a special concert in Second Life featuring Jonathan Coulton as well as popular Second Life musicians Melvin Took, Kourosh Eusebio, Etherian Kamaboko, and Slim Warrior. The entire show will be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 license, so feel free to record and share it. More information is available on this wiki.
People often say that the Internet destroys community be cause you don't have to go to the movie theater or the concert to watch or listen and just sit in front of your computer. In away, concerts, lectures and screenings in Second Life break that theory because these things once again become a social event where you can chat, emote and dance while watching a concert or a movie.

I'll be giving a talk today at the SDForum in Mountain View. This section is called: Virtual Worlds---The Rules of Engagement.

My talk is 4:00pm - 4:45pm Keynote - The Future of the Metaverse

Not sure exactly what I'm going to talk about, but I'll probably be bopping around IRC, Second Life and World of Warcraft so maybe see you in one of the places or at the conference.

Mia Wombat Prepares To Speak
Wagner has posted the transcripts from Mia Garlick talk about Creative Commons. Thanks Wagner! it was a great talk and Wagner did a nice job capturing it for the web.
Second Life Forums
CREATIVE COMMONS: Copyright Basics

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2006
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM (60 minutes) [PST]
Location: Kula 4 (75,75)
Host: Genevieve Junot
Category: Education
Cover Charge? No

Event description: Mia Garlick, Creative Commons' General Counsel, goes in-world to discuss copyright issues, and the "Some Rights Reserved" licensing perspective.

Please join us at our new location on Kula Island! We will reserve some some for a brief Q&A session after the presentation.

Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. We have built upon the "all rights reserved" concept of traditional copyright to offer a voluntary "some rights reserved" approach. We're a nonprofit organization. All of our tools are free.

http://creativecommons.org/

I'm not sure whether I can be there or not but it should be interesting...

UPDATE: I'm pretty sure I can be there.

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