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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Posting In Advance

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 […]

Millions of Accounts: Too Many Too Soon?

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 […]

Ruby, Obama, and Wednesday Night Chat

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 […]

Languages & Culture Discussion Today!

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 […]

Bieneff’s Pick: Let the Creativity Flow

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.”

The War In Iraq, Wednesday — Other great discussions Tuesday

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 […]

YouTube ITube We All Tube for… BHCC Wednesday Chat

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 […]

Return of the Rubyists

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, […]