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Virtual Wedding

Posted 2007.04.18 0.00 in Computers/Internet/Technology by Stephanie

This past weekend I attended a virtual wedding in Second Life.

It was a very nice cerimony, the two brides exchanged beautiful vows and rings they had each made themselves.

It was really neat and although it was ‘virtual’ it was also ‘real’ — in the sense that behind the pixels and data, there are real people involved, with real feelings and real emotions.

I was honoured to be asked to act as bridesmaid for one of them and it was really touching to do so.

The whole experience has left me feeling slightly changed, like at the start of something significant, but I don’t know what, yet.

SL Wedding
Atashi attending an SL Wedding

WTFAIDHWICBAHSOSAWSL

Posted 2007.04.18 0.00 in Pointless Blather by Stephanie

Should be obvious of course, but incase it isn’t, what it stands for is:
What The F**k Am I Doing Here When I Could Be At Home Sleeping Or Screwing Around With SecondLife.

In other words — at work, really tired, unproductive, not accomplishing anything, but too tired and apathetic to even come up with a good excuse to leave the office early.

Dnot Konw If It Is Ture Or Not, But…

Posted 2007.04.17 0.00 in Pointless Blather by Stephanie

I fnoud tihs on the itnernet (of csroue) and as I can raed it vrey easily msylef I thought perpahs it is ture.

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

Ceriatenly, I dnot need floks to fix erevy little tpyo in tehir IMs nad txet chats for me to udnertsand waht they’re syaing.