Monthly Archives: February 2016

Object lesson

Oh my goodness! What on earth possessed me? A slow day, working from home with not a lot to fill in the gaps, all the housework finished and a severe case of twiddling my thumbs waiting for someone to require … Continue reading

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Inevitable

Many years ago I read a short story by Isaac Asimov – The Last Question – which was my first introduction to the principle of entropy. The fact that everything is cooling down, like a giant cup of tea left forgotten … Continue reading

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Complaints Department

Sometimes, I can be very British – get me on a good day and I can be pretty forthright and up front, but in the main, I’m rather good at putting up with inconveniences and adopting the ‘stiff upper lip’ … Continue reading

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LPT 3D

I wonder how many of you made any sense of today’s title? If you did you’re probably one of those odd people who, like me, span two very different eras of digital technology. We are people who still think of computers … Continue reading

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Unrepresentative?

What would you suggest is the typical SL user demographic? That’s a tricky one to answer – ideally, Linden Lab would like it to be people from all walks of life and a wide range of ages, but preferably those … Continue reading

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Misfits?

There are some 7 billion plus people living today who, by virtue of their sheer number alone, are going to identify with a huge range – unlimited in real terms – of groups, types, allegiances and identities. Yet society, as a … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines

Let me start, right at the outset, by assuring you that this post isn’t about you! It’s not been inspired by anybody in particular, nor is it the result of any particular event, occurrence or situation. If anything, today’s post … Continue reading

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Tipple of choice

Coffee… Nectar of the gods!  Anyone who really knows me will also know that coffee is my only vice (well, maybe not my only one, but who’s keeping score?) Although, I’m not one of those people addicted to the magical … Continue reading

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In the Prime of SLife

There are some places in SL that I find myself naturally drawn to. If I was to tell you that in the real world, my favourite movie of all time is probably Bladerunner, then you can surmise the sort of inworld … Continue reading

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Computer says ‘what?’

Technology isn’t always everything it’s made out to be. Coming from me, that might be a somewhat surprising statement, since you know I’m quite the geek, and my RL job is currently entirely focused on implementing new technologies to replace … Continue reading

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