3 2 1 Fiamp Presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

3 2 1 Fiamp Presentation

on

  • 1,670 views

What is the Tech Museum of Innovation doing in Second Life?

What is the Tech Museum of Innovation doing in Second Life?

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,670
Views on SlideShare
1,660
Embed Views
10

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
4
Comments
0

4 Embeds 10

http://www.formidlingsnet.dk 7
http://translate.googleusercontent.com 1
http://www.slideshare.net 1
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Primary presenter: Rob Stephenson, Curator, The Tech Virtual (Stephe Roux in SL). Co-presenters: Lysa Hochroth, ICOM Publications Editor ( LysaICOM Laks in SL); and Bob Ketner, Virtual Community Manager, The Tech Virtual (Agent Heliosense in SL).

3 2 1 Fiamp Presentation 3 2 1 Fiamp Presentation Presentation Transcript

  • Presentation for FIAMP 2008 The Tech Virtual Museum, Second Life, Oct. 16, 2008 3-2-1: Killing 3 Birds in Second Life with One Stone
  • Museums in a Virtual World - Are You Serious?
    • Is this:
    • A scientific experiment?
    • A commercial venture?
    • A joke?
    • Chasing a fad?
  • Why The Tech Museum is in Second Life
    • Access and interaction. Reaching visitors that can’t come to San José - e.g. hosting IMD ‘08, grotto of prehistoric rock art.
    • Rapid prototyping. Using SL’s 3-D tools to test exhibit concept, gallery designs.
    • Open source design. Teams of strangers compete to design exhibits. We choose the best and build them for the real museum.
  • Access and Interaction 1
  • Second Life Visitors
    • 115 visitors per day to The Tech Virtual
    • 65% are returning visitors
    • 15 million Second Life accounts
    • 50,000 logged in at any one time
    • 60% of SL users have built something
    • $1.3M per day user-to-user transactions
  • Rapid Prototyping 1 2 3 4 2
  • Open Source Exhibit Design 3
  • Exhibit Creation Process sketch museum floor Virtual thetechvirtual.org Second Life
  • What Second Life Costs 20 hrs/wk? community depends building $147.50 US monthly rent $700 US whole island or “sim”
  • Who Pays
    • Currently funded by a grant from Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation.
    • Economics of building one new interactive exhibit:
    $40,000 US 6 months SL/Open Source $55,000 US 18 months Traditional method
  • Links
    • The Tech Virtual Website:
      • http://TheTechVirtual.org
    • The Tech Virtual in Second Life:
      • The Tech and The Tech 2 Islands (slurl: http: //tinyurl .com/3x7bf7 )
      • The Tech TG Island in Teen Second Life
    • Contact Us:
      • Rob Stephenson, [email_address]
      • Bob Ketner, [email_address]