Sunday, 15 February 2009

Avatars as rich hypertext objects

This conversation in Second Life shows the wealth of Hypertext that can be held in avatars

Notice the many hyperlinks provided in the text of this conversation in Second Life?

[11:18] Khannea Suntzu: Terence
[11:18] Terence McKenna: If there are diamonds many 10 km size, why not a heavy metal planet?
[11:18] Khannea Suntzu: How much radiation does a neutron star dump on a planet one AE away?
[11:18] Terence McKenna: If you're looking down the pulsar beam, you're not very healthy.
[11:18] PlanetNiles Dreamscape can't run Winamp and MorphVOX at the same time
[11:19] Terence McKenna: If it's a magnetar, the radiation belts might be spectacular.
[11:19] Khannea Suntzu: !!!!
[11:19] Serendipity Seraph: what is the size of this thing?
[11:19] Khannea Suntzu has seen it all, first trekkies now 40K-ies
[11:19] Terence McKenna: If it's an old cold neutron star you don't notice anything.
[11:19] Serendipity Seraph: not a supe-planet. but what size?
[11:20] Terence McKenna: 20 Jupiter masses, twice the density of platinum, it's probably something like Jupiter-sized.
[11:20] Khannea Suntzu: That Rhino needs for of these with tracer fire >>
[11:20] Terence McKenna: Do the math. /me is lazy
[11:20] Khannea Suntzu: No no NO jupiter barely has a denstity of 1.4
[11:20] Khannea Suntzu: Even the bloody SUN has a lower density
[11:20] Extropia DaSilva: 1,4 of what?
[11:20] Khannea Suntzu: WA TER
[11:20] Terence McKenna: 1.4 g/cm^3.
[11:21] Terence McKenna: it's about 40 g/cm^3.
[11:21] Locke Traveler: The M134A2 just makes one quote jump into my head;
[11:21] Locke Traveler: "I am Heavy Weapons Guy. And THIS, is my weapon."
[11:21] Khannea Suntzu: [[M144A2]]
[11:22] Khannea Suntzu: [[M134A2]]
[11:22] Locke Traveler: []
[11:23] Khannea Suntzu: [[]]
[11:23] followmeimthe Piedpiper is Online
[11:23] BB Lutwag: anyone on twitter
[11:24] Dancoyote Antonelli is Offline
[11:24] Khannea Suntzu: Hey the heavy weapons guy has a russian accent, how is that for typecasting
[11:24] Terence McKenna: Was anything specific decided today?
[11:24] Thelema Sands is Online
[11:24] Locke Traveler: Oh, TF2 is ALL typecasting
[11:24] Locke Traveler: the Demoman is scottish
[11:24] Locke Traveler: the Sniper's Autralian/British
[11:24] Locke Traveler: the Soldier is a gruff American Drill Sergent
[11:25] Locke Traveler: the Engineer is Texan
[11:25] Locke Traveler: the Spy is undisclosed European
[11:25] Locke Traveler: I <3 TF2
[11:25] Khannea Suntzu: They are completely crazy about TF2 on my school. Its regarded as good, sound image design and concepting
[11:25] Khannea Suntzu: I think its for 4 year olds, and maybe Terence;s little busybody

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