[SLED] Ford School Brown Bag – Second Life Edition: Technology and the 2008 Election

Patricia F Anderson patriciafanderson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 12:24:42 PDT 2008


From: Chris Myers <myersca at umich.edu>

Ford School Brown Bag – Second Life Edition: Technology and the 2008 Election

When: 11/10/2008 from 12:00-12:45 PM EST / 9-9:45 AM SLT

Where: Crowne Plaza Lounge Room in Second Life

<http://slurl.com/secondlife/Place%20To%20Meet/164/200/24/>

<secondlife://Place To Meet/164/200/24/>

Join Shobita Parthasarathy and other community members to talk about
technology and the election in 2008. This will be an informal
conversation to discuss how technology shaped the 2008 Presidental
election process as well as how the election influenced technology;
come and share your thoughts. The event will be hosted by Ford School
Webmaster Chris Myers.

An RSVP is encouraged - fspp-secondlife at umich.edu

Not already "In world"? Second Life, a virtual world, has almost 15
million users and it is free to join and explore. Many large companies
and organizations have a presence and even the University of Michigan
has an island in the virtual world.  You can view system requirements,
as well as register and download the software at:
<http://secondlife.com/>

A list of links and quickstart guides can be found at:
<http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/secondlife/>

Note: It is recommended that you create your account, install the
software and familiarize yourself with the world before the event. You
will need to be able to teleport, text chat and do basic movements in
Second Life to successfully attend this event.


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