Ocean Beneath Asia

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Have you ever heard of Atlantis being called the land beneath the ocean? Well how about an ocean beneath the land? Apparently researchers have found a sizable blob of water beneath Asia. It’s about the size of the Arctic Ocean and the yet another lovely byproduct of plate tectonics. Apparently it also serves a critical […]

GSAG podcasts

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Over the next few weeks Sue and I, as board members of the AAG’s Graduate Student Affinity Group, are doing a few preconference podcasts on the conference/roadshow feed. We will be talking to organizers of grad student oriented sessions. Just a heads up before the shows start appearing on the blog.

Virtual Worlds 2007

Posted on Posted in general, VirtualEnvironments

I was catching up on my metaverse news this morning, and realized I missed the announcements about Virtual Worlds 2007, a conference about the future of Virtual Worlds in a number of areas, including entertainment and marketing. Now, opinions may be divided about Virtual Worlds like Second Life, but if you look at the speakers […]

Common Sense and Scavenger Hunts

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Some people don’t like scavenger hunts such as geocaching and the old fashioned clues and X marks the spot map because participants sometimes ignore common sense or courtesy. Some of the problems are caused by poor planning on the part of organizers. What was Cadbury Schweppes thinking when they organized a scavenger hunt that included […]