My supervisor definitely has a sense of humour

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OK so years ago (about 3 and a half) I actually revealed to my now PhD supervisor that I like dance so we agreed on an essay at that time on Pina Bausch . . . →

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FSL: Why are RL companies unsuccessful in SL?

Click here for an explanation of the FSL ([tag]Fashion in Second Life[/tag]) project

I hope you all remember this. [tag]American Apparel[/tag], a Real Life (RL) company, opened a shop in [tag]Second Life[/tag] (SL) in a blaze of publicity. Want to see what’s going on today?

American Apparel in SL

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FSL: Is Second Life an MMORPG?

Click here for an explanation of the FSL ([tag]Fashion in Second Life[/tag]) project

Here is a question that the literature itself forces on the researcher. As with any ‘new’ plateau of research, its boundaries are initially confusing – perhaps even contested.

The most fundamental starting point is that SL is avatar based – a common . . . →

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International Conference on IP and the Creative Industries

This Monday and Tuesday (October 29 and 30) I will be at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) [tag]conference[/tag] in [tag]Geneva[/tag] on IP and the [tag]Creative[/tag] Industries.

The provisional program includes an array of exciting issues such as the birth of creativity, knowledge and [tag]cultural capital[/tag], the ever ellusive concept of measurement, the legal framework, . . . →

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The Machine and Me

I think this is an I – found – a – great – video day (courtesy of my Google Reader listings)

— via SixtySecondView

Admirable stuff

Just petition the channel to fire everyone else apart from her.

Seriously

UK politics viral video style

Did you know that No. 10 Downing Street (the Prime Minister’s official residence, sort of like the White House for the States) actually has a YouTube Channel?

Marvel at ‘one day with Tony Blair’ about what is a typical day like for the (now former) prime minister. I am extremely curious to see if Mr. . . . →

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Like suing Google!

Blogme.gr – a Greek information and RSS aggregation website – was shut down and its administrator, Antonis [tag]Tsipropoulos[/tag], was sued for a blog entry that appeared on the aggregation pages – originating from another blog.

Effectively this is like suing Google for the results it yields.

A public person (Antonis is not releasing potentially sensitive . . . →

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Does it talk?

Technorati Tags: Solaris, replica, robot, Blade Runner, Neuromancer, human nature

It is amazing how many films I would like to have watched earlier and somehow I always end up watching them years after. Solaris is one of them. Admittedly the 2002 version. I think I was hoping that I could read the book first but . . . →

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Stephen Hawking asks…

Technorati Tags: Stephen Hawking, human, science, God

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physicist and Lucasian professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge. If that doesn’t ring a bell try remembering the guy who speaks via a computer, spends his life in a chair and has one of the most brilliant minds in history. If . . . →

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