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Category Archives: Discussions

I’ve still yet to find the magic formula for acheiving optimal attendence at discussion events. I think it’s a combination of various factors plus a little random luck. Perhaps someday I’ll explore the factors here in this medium, but for the moment, I will say that in general it’s better to post your event earlier […]

At 3:30pm slt today, Extropia DaSilva is hosting a discussion about the implications of explosive population growth in Second Life: “Linden Labs recently introduced plans to limit access to SL when the ‘demand for transmission of data between servers is outstripping the ability of the network to support it’. In other words, when there are […]

It’s Wednesday night, and that means it’s time for wednesday night chat at the Benicia Hill Community Center at 8pm slt. Tonight is “open topic” so brings ideas for stuff to discuss. Serious. Silly. Whatever you like. fake watches Obama for President (6pm slt) Rubyists of Second Life Meeting (6pm slt) The Rubyists meeting is […]

The following blurb was forward to me today by a SLake reader. (Thanks!) “Please come and join in the discussion at the first meeting of the newly formed ‘Language and Culture Exchange’ group in Second Life. This group was established to promote language and culture exchange through the creation of a dynamic language and culture […]

You’re a creative person, so pop on by the Bakery of the Poets tonight to chat about creativity. From the blurb: “Come on by Bakery of the Poets. Set your region to midnight and let’s talk about art, creativity and inspiration. Question of the night: To be decided.” Average Rating: 4.8 out of 5 based […]

Wednesday night, we’re eschewing the obvious Valentine’s Day theme and going for a political discussion instead. Take that, Cupid. Come discuss the War in Iraq at the Benicia Hill Community Center. Tuesday night is hoppin’ with four (at the time of this writing) excellent discussion events, at various places around SL with various hosts: 3:30PM […]

I’m back from my vacation/business trip, and I’ve scheduled tomorrow’s BHCC chat. It’s at 8:00pm slt. Here’s the blurbage: The topic: “YouTube Link Fiesta! Come share and enjoy the best (or worst) of YouTube. Tell people about your favorite clips. Find out about new ones you haven’t seen. It’s stupid – It’s fun – Get […]

Hooray. The Rubyists of Second Life are back and having a 2007 kickoff meeting on Wednesday, February 7th at 6:00pm slt. If you’re unfamiliar with Ruby, please read the Wikipedia entry about it. (Hint: It’s a programming language.) “Rubyists of Second Life Meeting – 2007 Kickoff We’ll hold our first meeting of the new year, […]

Soren Ferlinghetti has IMed to let me know that they’re having another great event at the Virtual Temple: 5 p.m. slt on Feb 1. I’d love to post more details here, but the  SL events web page isn’t showing the event, and, given the wednesdayness of this morning, I can’t duck in world to have […]

Tee shirt reads: “Somewhere in Texas there’s a village missing an idiot.” BHCC chat participant 24 January 2006 Here are two events I recommend next tuesday, 30 January 2007: 3:30pm slt – Thinkers Discussion: Will the metaverse kill the planet? – Blurbage: “It sure is fun working and playing in cyberspace, and it does not […]