Ruby Saturday

March 31, 2007

Students Sue Anti-Plagiarism Service

March 30, 2007

Slashdot | Students Sue Anti-Plagiarism Service “It seems that some students in Virginia are not happy with the anti-plagiarism service Turnitin. The company checks prose submitted by its customers for signs that it has been copied in whole or part by comparing it to a large database of works that it maintains. Trouble is, it […]

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L.M. Montgomery: “The wreck of the ‘Marco-Polo’”

March 28, 2007

Ben writes: in L.M. Montgomery Research Group blog: Orca Books has just published a new picture book titled The Summer of the Marco Polo, based on an event that Montgomery describes in her journals and that also was the subject of two of her earliest publications: an essay, “The wreck of the ‘Marco-Polo,” published in […]

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SL on TV

March 28, 2007

A couple of weeks ago Alex invited us to watch him get virtually interviewed by someone from NBC, and here’s the video clip: a thaumaturgical compendium » Blog Archive » SL on TV. It is typically thin, but that’s TV. Have a look at Alex and his avatar. he does a good job of making […]

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Commercialism of Second Life

March 25, 2007

I’m talking alot about SL to people who haven’t been there yet… and there’s wonder as to who is using it and why… I knew there was commercialization in a big way, but these are two interesting examples of how far it is going in terms of moving RL experiences into SL: Reebok Brings Scarlett […]

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Lifecrawler Brings Your Second Life to the Web

March 25, 2007 » Blog Archive » Lifecrawler Brings Your Second Life to the Web Lifecrawler is a new service that looks like it will offer residents of the virtual world of Second Life the chance to stream their virtual activities to a Web site, among other things. There’s not a lot of text on the site, […]

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Alpha Release of Third-Party Thin Client for SL

March 25, 2007 » Blog Archive » Alpha Release of Third-Party Thin Client for SL. Most of you don’t care, but the fact that people are building new interfaces to Second Life means that soon enough people will build the sort of interfaces I want 🙂

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Noriko in mid-mime

March 24, 2007

Noriko in mid-mime Originally uploaded by complicitytheory. cool, eh?

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Linux Spoofs… funny.

March 24, 2007
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Dracula – Google Video

March 23, 2007

One of my students, Joe, just forwarded me this link to the full version of Dracula. It is the 1931 version with Bela Lugosi. I didn’t know it was avail online!

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