Re: Anders Sandberg in Second Life on converging cognitive enhancement, uvvy island in SL, May 23 2007 10am PST

From: justin corwin (
Date: Sat May 12 2007 - 17:29:08 MDT

On 5/12/07, <> wrote:

I'm very interested in groupware, Why did you pick these particular
examples? As far as I can tell, ventrilo is essentially just a VOIP
conference call, and IRC is of course a flat chatroom (you can make it
more complex with custom clients, DCC actions, and user modes, I

The only new thing is in the wikipedia article, a client/server
package called CONFiance is referenced. Have you used this? Is it more
than just a roundrobin of webcams, like NetMeeting was?

Second Life is not perfect software, but it provides for many more
useful options than any of these, save the lack of support for actual
facial expressions, (although you could stream a webcam to an inworld
screen object, just as you could any presentation materials.).

Justin Corwin

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