Archive for June, 2011

SOURCE: Beelitz-Heilstätten

So although I have no shortage of ideas for things to make in Second Life® I get too few of them actually finished, this is something I’m trying to address and change (no really!).  The problem’s never been lack of ideas, there are 100′s of things I want to make, the problem is being able […]

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BOOK: Scripting Your World

I bought soon after it was first published and it’s been a really useful reference ever since.  My scripting abilities are basic but even I can grasp most of the concepts explained here – just don’t ask me to explain quaternions – ever.  It’s fully illustrated and displays the scripts with the same formatting you’ll […]

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We, avatar…

  Grindr, the smartphone app aimed at gay men which tracks each user’s location, finds other cruising Grindrs in the immediate area and then facilitates instant hook-ups for instant…uhm…coffee, is now going straight and going mainstream with Project Amicus.  No great surprise to see another user-location-based app being launched but it did make me wonder […]

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Futures past?

Quote from 1987, maybe Second Life could have been (could still be?) this – but guess who said it? “In the future, sophisticated computer simulations will allow students to walk through Athens with Plato, experience life in 17th-century France or perform biochemistry experiments normally requiring a $5 million laboratory.”

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