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Kae / Aug 12, 2018
Ethics & Games Monthly with Sherry Jones
Sunday August 19 at 5 pm MT

Sherry will be discussing Observer.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/514900/observer/

Observer is a cyberpunk and dark dystopian game set in the year 2084, when biohacking and neural hacking become legal. Detective Dan Lazarski (voiced by Rutger Hauer) has been employed by the government to hack people's brains as part of his investigation methods. Lazarski encounters a series of horrific events while neural hacking suspects for an investigation of a possible murder.

Google Hangout https://youtu.be/sgGHgB-Qg5M
Kae / Aug 10, 2018
Saturday August 11 at 1 pm MT

The ISTE Games & Sims Network is hosting an immersive event & discussion of learning in a multiuser virtual environment (MUVE). Join us for a blended reality session featuring a live stream from the World of Warcraft (WoW) as we explore educational opportunities in a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). You can participate 3 ways. We have a YouTube live stream, a Discord channel for voice discussion, and the immersive event in WoW. For more information or to RSVP go to this google doc.

Avatars by kaezenovka, on Flickr
Kae / Jul 23, 2018
ISTE Games & Sims Network
Sunday July 29 at 5 pm MT

Sherry will be discussing Observer
https://store.steampowered.com/app/514900/observer/

Observer is a cyberpunk and dark dystopian game set in the year 2084, when biohacking and neural hacking become legal. Detective Dan Lazarski (voiced by Rutger Hauer) has been employed by the government to hack people's brains as part of his investigation methods. Lazarski encounters a series of horrific events while neural hacking suspects for an investigation of a possible murder.

Google Hangout Link https://youtu.be/sgGHgB-Qg5M
Kae / Jul 23, 2018
We're doing a Tech Trek for professional development at eLCC's July 27th meeting. Our first ever Tech Trek from 10 am - 1130 am MT will start in Zoom.

If you want to join get into the Zoom BaseCamp between 10 am - 10:20 am.
Promptly at 10:30 we'll start our Tech Trek.
We see how the pacing goes....and jump to or through as many platforms as we can.
We start in Zoom, go to Google Hangout on Air Live, Discord,
then go to a FlipGrid grid, a Kahoot Quiz and end up on Periscope.
Before the trek, please update your Chrome browser

Suggested Equipment:
1) Webcam
2) Having a second screen will make sure you can stay in touch with Basecamp and participate in events
3) A mobile device would be nice to use with Flipgrid, Kahoot and Periscope
Please invite your staff, faculty and instructor for the PD portion

Event Brite RSVP http://bit.ly/julyelccmeeting
Kae / Jul 23, 2018

Join in at anytime! The ISTE Games & SIms Network will be reading Learning Transported which is Jaime Donally's book on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). Mary Townsend @MaryBTownsend1 is facilitating the slow tweetchat until July 29. We’re using the hashtag #istebook. Even if you’re not reading the book will be some interesting discussions on VR and AR happening on twitter using the #istebook.

ISTE Games & SIms Network Book Club Flyer by kaezenovka, on Flickr
Kae / Jun 05, 2018
If you want to learn about the Basics of Blockchain, we worked with the ISTE Games & Simulations Network to develop discussions and professional development while we were reading Don and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution.

Blockchain Revolution Book Club site
https://sites.google.com/site/metagamebookclub/cs-blockchain

Intro to the Blockchain discussion recording with a bit of bitcoin too.
(Feel free to second screen it like a podcast)
https://youtu.be/xjkA30gnRiQ

Learning on the Block: Could Smart Transactional Models Help Power Personalized Learning? http://www.knowledgeworks.org/learning-block-smart-transactional-models
Learning on the Block discussion https://youtu.be/8lskl06ezQ4

List of all Bitcoin/Blockchain Videos
https://sites.google.com/site/metagamebookclub/cs-blockchain/blockchain-hangout-videos

And just for fun, this is what a bitcoin miner looks like
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO2k1-uOQ2g

Gridcoin Miner by kaezenovka, on Flickr
Kae / Jun 05, 2018
Library 2.018 mini-conference, "Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 7th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time

This is a free event, being held online. Click here and also receive the "Library Blockchain Bonus Guide" with 95 special resource links!
REGISTER HERE
to attend live or to receive the recordings links afterwards.

This event is being organized in partnership with Drs. Sue Alman and Sandra Hirsh from the San Jose State University School of Information as part of their IMLS-funded investigation of the potential uses of blockchain technology for the information professions.

See mini-conference topics, and full descriptions at http://www.library20.com/page/blockchain.

Participants are encouraged to use #library2018 and #libraryblockchain on their social media posts leading up to and during the event.

SHELFIE WEDNESDAY by kaezenovka, on Flickr