TIME: 5 Worst Websites – SecondLife.com – Leaving aside the fact that TIME seems to have confused the world of Second Life with a website, many of the gripes are ligitimate. On the other hand, some stick with SL despite its shortcomings. I wonder if thinking about *why* would lend balance.
Official Google Blog: Google and health care – Google’s apology re their handling of Michael Moore’s Sicko movie, and more specifically an earlier post on their corporate blog . How refreshing to see “We blew it”. Corporate blogs cause interesting problems. When does “we” really mean “me”?
[YouTube] DEC – Glimpse of the Future, 1994 – DEC’s view of the internet, circa 1994. Remember when it was a freaky fresh new thing, which the bravest of businesses was beginning to understand how to use. There were “new kinds of partnership and collaboration, new ways of working together…”
Joi: Time-lapse using a Canon 5D and a Pclix – Joi Ito’s recent dinner as a time-lapse movie. (Domestic bliss!) I’ve been wanting to do one of these for the frankly scary rate at which the grass in the front garden grows.
[YouTube] The Internet – early 90s CBC footage – Remember when it first went mainstream? Like your uncle discovering hiphop or something. Early 90s coverage of “Internet” from CBC. I am struck once again by the similarity betwwen early 90s (1993?) web and virtual worlds today.
Mike Moran: WebEx meets SL (Unisfair) – “What’s the real difference between Second Life conferences and WebEx Webinars? I think it is mostly the relationship with the attendees. Second Life lends itself more to the pop-in, the person who has no relationship and who might even prefer to be anony