SSA and The One-Legged Man Upstairs

good analysis os SSA

Rambling with Shug

I have been waiting since Tuesday for the other shoe to drop. Nothing! Or nearly nothing at least. Linden Lab and the Third Party Viewer developers are to be congratulated on a job well done. By any reasonable measure Server-side Appearance is a rousing success!

A relatively small number of people have had “issues”:

1- User hardware. Lets get this out of the way first. If your equipment and your connection to the internet do not meet minimum requirement for SL you will have problems! One ray of sunshine – it is back-to-school season and there are lots of sales on computers that will work. If you use a cell phone connection to log in, you should expect problems, especially during high traffic times.

2- Temporary textures and Z offset. These are both gone, at least as we knew them. LL replaced Temp Textures with Local Textures, this actually…

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fbThere’s a very interesting paper doing the rounds at the moment which draws a fascinating conclusion: Facebook has a tendency to undermine its devotees’ self-confidence and sense of wellbeing.

Anyone who’s ever tussled with the ‘joys’ of the Big F is likely to be able to relate their own story of how Facebook screwed things up for them, if only in a small way – i’ve lost count of the number of people i know who have either threatened to, or actually closed their FB accounts, or become disenchanted with the whole thing because of the hassles they’ve experienced. Whether it’s masses of ‘friends’ desperate to add you to their collection of barely-acquainted contacts, cyber-bullies or being at the butt-end of misunderstanding, smear campaigns or simply being ignored, FB – like so much of the internet seems to bring out the very worst in people, in a very public manner.

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