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Links for Saturday, March 17, 2007

  • Seattle PI: Real-life move for Second Life – “Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life, is opening an office in Seattle and hopes to grab some of the area’s abundant technology talent. Yes, it will be a real office — not a virtual one.
  • Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories: An AVR-based Analog Plotbot with an E-Paper Display – “Our machine is based around a vintage analog X-Y data recorder. Its original purpose in life was to perform basic laboratory data collection, plotting two voltages against each other, and was one of the primary tools for that purpose right up until computers took over that job in the 1980′s.
  • Steve Barr: Spring break, Back to Sanity – “How to succeed in math 308 – Do all of the homework, and more extra problems. I also found that using 2nd and 3rd resources, beyond the text book, was very helpful.
  • Delta’s Online Corner: SLeek – “SLeek is a mini-client that connects to the Second Life main grid. It’s useful for situations where you want to be in-world, but don’t want to have the huge overhead of the graphics engine. Currently, SLeek has the ability to send and receive chat, send and receive IMs, do people search, teleport, read inventory, write inventory (create and delete folders), follow avatars, and display LL’s web-based login page.
  • Kansas City Steaks – “Only the finest Western corn-fed beef.