Abusive Bento

May 8, 2007

★I’d like to explain thoroughly about how the “Gyakutai (Abusive) Bento” came to be, 4 people who actually care. If u don’t, just read it over and over until u care. Umm…okay, so first of all, u all must be wondering what “Gyakutai (abusive) Bento” is. Well, its a bento (Japanese style boxed lunch) made […]

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Slashdot | Student, Denied Degree For MySpace Photo, Sues

May 8, 2007

Slashdot | Student, Denied Degree For MySpace Photo, Sues gwoodrow writes “We’ve all heard the ‘fired because of MySpace’ stories, where a simple blog or picture gets someone canned. But now one of the targets is fighting back. (The offending picture in this case was a snap from Halloween 2005 of the student in a […]

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superaleja needs a laptop to do second life » Donations $798.99 USD

May 7, 2007

superaleja needs a laptop to do second life is up to almost $800 already! Thanks to a donation of $20,000 linden dollars from Carlbotd Truss in Second Life. If you can spread the word, or make a donation, please help us!

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Reuters/Second Life » Linden to outsource Second Life orientation

May 5, 2007

Reuters/Second Life » Linden to outsource Second Life orientation SECOND LIFE, May 4 (Reuters) – Linden Lab plans to revamp the way it processes new residents by offering users their choice of several privately-owned orientation islands, in an attempt to flatten Second Life’s notoriously steep learning curve. A list of alternate starting points and privately […]

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Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » Rampant Trademark Infringment in Second Life Costs Millions Yearly, Undermines Future Enforcement

May 5, 2007

Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » Rampant Trademark Infringment in Second Life Costs Millions Yearly, Undermines Future Enforcement. Ah well. I wonder when we’ll have to give up worrying about TMs and just make our own things without logos?

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Electronic Medievalia: Learn to Love “the Encyclopedia that Anyone Can Edit”

May 5, 2007

If I were “You”: How Academics Can Stop Worrying and Learn to Love “the Encyclopedia that Anyone Can Edit” This is from “A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe”

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Does what happens in the Facebook stay in the Facebook?

May 5, 2007

Does what happens in the Facebook stay in the Facebook? is an interesting tid-bit I saw on Jeremy’s blog couched by the illuminating question, “well does it?” Of course the only reasonable answer is ‘who cares?’ though the answer is obviously no, since as soon as you visit facebook the content you read from the […]

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12 Important U.S. Laws Every Blogger Needs to Know

May 4, 2007

I found Blog Law » 12 Important U.S. Laws Every Blogger Needs to Know via Slashdot. I need a canadian version of this, but it will work for the fall.

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Sun Microsystems joins porting effort for OpenOffice.org for Mac

May 4, 2007

GullFOSS said so. And I say, “YAY!”

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Another Good Reason to Let Your Baby Crawl at Survival of the Sickest: The Book

May 4, 2007

Another Good Reason to Let Your Baby Crawl at Survival of the Sickest: The Book Scientists at the University of Cincinnati have just published a study in the journal Allergy, showing that exposure to certain indoor microbial elements (specifically something called fungal glucans) at an early age can decrease future wheezing and possibly the development […]

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