Went to see The Rabbicorn Story last night. I won’t repeat the rave reviews (though you should read the reviews and see the exhibit!!), but the use of small bits of environmental scripting was subtle and masterful.
Once again, I’m running late on business cards… Roisin did a bang-up job a month or so ago re-envisioning my business cards, so I’ve taken my favorite and redone it in high resolution:
The complete set (with my old white-background patterns) is here. What do you think?
From one of the sites advertising free download of Scripting Your World:
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Can’t argue with “module possession a solidified discernment!”
The University of Washington extension has a certificate program in virtual worlds (see earlier post). Turns out that the teacher of several of the classes, Randy Hinrichs, has them using SYW as a textbook and has asked my to talk with his class tonight.
Update: I had a blast – lots of great questions and interaction. I was scheduled for an hour and ended up talking for two.
Vista updated itself overnight and SL clients have been running terribly ever since. Caught the “Superfetch” service scanning random huge files while my cpu and disk should have been full out on SL… result: SuperCrummy performance with SuperCruddy halts and starts.
Added a flickr widget and the latest action on my open PJIRA bugs. Now back to work! Oh yes, and a separate mobile skin if you are using iphone/blackberry/android/etc.
I’ve enabled comments, tentatively. This assumes that anyone is sufficiently interested to comment 😉
WSP’s “one-button install” didn’t allow me to personalize plugins and themes, so I reinstalled and reimported. Looks pretty good so far.
Sigh – SYW appeared on file sharing networks over the weekend. We iz not happy. I’m hoping that people still buy the book after they start reading the ripped pdf.
A virtual worlds program at UW is here