[ExI] Serious topic

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Wed Mar 2 03:45:18 UTC 2011

On 03/01/2011 05:55 PM, Mike Dougherty wrote:
> My mom sent me the included video recently. [1]  She has a cell phone
> only for an emergency and checks email maybe twice a week.  Still, she
> forwarded the link with the optimistic line, "We might be living like
> this in 10-15 years."   That video could have been made in 1980 for
> how "future predictive" it is  ( oh wow, TV screens in every surface -
> imagine Corning would think of that )  However we still don't live
> that way.  Of course we could do this right now, the microsoft
> smarthome is a working example.  Will it be affordable for everyone to
> live like the Jetsons?  No, we'll be spending increasing percentages
> of our income on food/fuel&  heat.
> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cf7IL_eZ38

Part of the fun of SecondLife and Opensim versions with media on prim is 
mocking up some things like this in virtual worlds.  Any surgace can be 
a web interface.  :)

- s

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