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Virtual Career Fair- Cisco Channel Partners

Career Fair Snapshot 1_001 Cropped Compressed 400.jpgSpeaking of hosting meet-ups in virtual places, and reducing carbon footprint, our public presence in virtual worlds is about providing a place for our customers, stakeholders, partners, and others, our ‘worldwide virtual family’, to meet for different purposes. Cisco will be hosting our first Cisco Channel Partner career fair at our Second Life campus, between the Channel Partner pavilion and the Technology Center building on Cisco Systems 3. Why have a Second Life career fair? Read More »

E-Meetings and the Environment

It’s Blog Action Day!I had written previously about the opportunities to reduce air travel by substituting virtual meetings for physical meetings, however reading through the excellent work already being done for Blog Action day has really got me motivated to make a change today.I’d like to make a bargain with you……http://blogs.webex.com/webex_interactions/2007/10/cost-benefits-o.htmliStock_000004275984Small.jpgFor the remainder of the year, don’t fly. Neither will I. Instead, we will use the amazing array of tools at our disposal, from Telepresence to WebEx to avatar-mediated communications, to approximate the magic of physical proximity.What’s the bargain? I promise to pay $1000 out of my own pocket per airline trip that I take between now and the end of the year. Where does that $1000 go? Read More »

Virtual Worlds Conference 2007 in San Jose, Calif.

October 15, 2007 at 12:00 pm PST

Check out what attendees at the Virtual Worlds Conference and Expo think about the future of virtual worlds.

Searching Wisdom from our Search Guru

October 12, 2007 at 12:00 pm PST

“Every day in the world of search can be unique and different,” our search guru Kara Jariwala told me recently. “It all depends on the latest changes the search engines like Google, YAHOO! and the others make to their algorithms.”For instance, earlier this year, Google announced it would list news, images, videos and groups in the same list-┬ŁGoogle Universal Search. This is great for us Web surfers, but definitely has implications for those of us running Web sites. Read More »

Keynote Shorthand

VW2007-5.001.jpgWith each presentation I hear at a conference, there is always a moment when you are scribbling what the presenter is saying and you feel like an undergraduate in your first astronomy class furiously taking verbatim notes because you don’t know what will be on the test. Then you realize that you missed 50% or more of the point of the presentation.Two good things about the keynote today at Virtual Worlds 2007….(1) There’s no test, and (2) we can do simple things like list the references used in the slides on a blog, like this one! Read More »