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Friday, August 22, 2008

Second Life and Social Media: Networking Goldmine or Time Sink?

Update: transcript available

This talk was presented by Jean-Claude Bradley at the American Chemical Society meeting in Philadelphia on August 18, 2008.

This is an overview of how social media and Second Life can be used to productively network. Prominent recent examples involving Deepak Singh, Bora Zivkovic, Beth Ritter-Guth and others are highlighted. Then Second Life content that enables collaboration, especially in chemistry, is detailed. The presentation ends with an example of hyper-networking using FriendFeed followed by a few words from Andrew Lang from ORU and Sandy Adam from Sigma-Aldrich.

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