Monthly Archives: December 2010

THINKERS LECTURE 2010: SMALL FACTS; STARTLING CONCLUSIONS.

Welcome to this year’s Thinkers lecture! The theme this year is ‘Small Fact, Startling Conclusions’. What do I mean by this? Well, it is a reference to the fact that many times the most dramatic and startling insights science achieves … Continue reading

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IS THIS OUR EYWA?

As all fans of James Cameron’s Avatar should know, Eywa is the deity of the Na’Vi: Taking the form of vast neural connection among all the flora and fauna of Pandora. Life as we know it is dependent on oxygen, … Continue reading

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THINKERS DECEMBER 21 2010: RIP DP

Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers![2010/12/21 15:32]  Khannea Suntzu: Sure let r rip[2010/12/21 15:32]  Archmage Atlantis: We’re going in tonight Lem,[2010/12/21 15:32]  Archmage Atlantis: Prepared[2010/12/21 15:32]  Extropia DaSilva: This week the topic for discussion is…RIP DP…[2010/12/21 15:32]  Khannea Suntzu: I see … Continue reading

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CLASSIC THINKERS: ALT, PAIRSON, TWINDIVIDUAL

This Thinkers discussion focused on the concepts ‘Alt’, ‘Pairson’ and ‘Twindividual’, referring to various types of avatars. It was one of my favourite sessions. You: PAIRSON: One resident in SL who is 2 or more people in RL.You: TWINDIVIDUAL: A … Continue reading

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Thinkers 14 Dec 2010: WE LOVE DEATH?

  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome, mortals, to Thinkers![2010/12/14 15:32]  Anna Tretiak: hi Rhiannon[2010/12/14 15:33]  Extropia DaSilva: Today, the topic is the oddly titled…WE LOVE DEATH?[2010/12/14 15:33]  Gwyneth Llewelyn: /me *snickers*[2010/12/14 15:33]  Lem Skall: since when do you consider all of us … Continue reading

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THE ONDREJKA DEFINITION

One of the mysteries of SL is why a few are captivated by it, when everyone must suffer problems like crashes and lag. Why do we not all quit? What hook can get someone committed to this online world? Well, … Continue reading

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THINKERS DEC 07 2010: PERFECT ME!

  15:38]  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers.[2010/12/07 15:38]  Rhiannon Dragoone: any1, i don’t wear clothes[2010/12/07 15:38]  Zobeid Zuma: Oh, I can see Any1 now.[2010/12/07 15:38]  Rhiannon Dragoone: hi Samson![2010/12/07 15:38]  Extropia DaSilva: I am going to begin with a quote … Continue reading

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