Cory, of course, is awriter, Boing Boing’er, the book is SF, it's published free under a Creative Commons licence in a range of formats, in Second Life there was a contest to create a virtual version of the work, Cory’s avatar was created by an in-world designer, he’s being interviewed by Hamlett an ‘embedded’ journalist in a virtual space, and you can have the fricking thing signed, digitally, virtually.
omg my head is spinning.
10 points for the first person to form a decent, relevant proposition including the words simulacra, metaverse and Ramen.
[ed 23:13 bst] - all signed.
Comments on Doctorow comes to town:
You can watch this event streaming live in windows media at secondlife.com
Posted Jul 24, 2005 5:47:20 PM | link
Yeah, it was pretty rockin'.
I'm looking forward to having my avatar have his picture taken with Neal Stephenson next.
Posted Jul 25, 2005 1:43:21 AM | link
no bugs in my food!
Posted Jul 25, 2005 5:53:26 AM | link
If you guys missed it, the Second Life Herald had an interview with Cory three weeks ago:
Posted Jul 25, 2005 7:55:55 AM | link
Yah, that was an interesting interview, and we just put up a report on the book event, by virtual agitator Prokofy Neva. All the details, including a critique of the virtual wine and cheese:
Posted Jul 25, 2005 10:17:27 PM | link
Oh sorry, should add that Hammie Linden has excerpts up on New World Notes:
Posted Jul 25, 2005 10:21:49 PM | link
Just to complete the incest loop: http://secondlife.blogs.com/nwn/2005/07/someone_comes_t.html>SOMEONE COMES TO LIVE-BLOG
Posted Jul 26, 2005 4:37:13 AM | link
Apparently the words "wet dream" make this page a "Sex" page in the proxy filter at work. I can no longer peruse it or check up on it till those words go away :(
Posted Jul 26, 2005 6:17:01 AM | link
>Apparently the words "wet dream" make this page a "Sex" page in the proxy filter at work. I can no longer peruse it or check up on it till those words go away :(
Let's see if leet gets round it.
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