aussie_a writes "Myst Online: Uru Live has entered its final beta phase with it heralding the beginning of a preview storyline for the online game. Myst Online: Uru Live moves away from the typical leveling found in online games in favor of a compelling story which is told through venues such as an in character website coupled with the puzzles that are a hallmark of the Myst franchise." top
aussie_a writes "The BBC has an article on online bullying in South Korea. The problem has grown so large that in addition to the police having dedicated cyber terror units, the South Korean government will enact a law next year forcing South Koreans to reveal their name and ID before posting online. However some ISPs want the government to go further and to ban some people from being able to log onto the internet at all." top
aussie_a writes "The BBC has a report on how Google's revenue is climbing to overcome commercial television. Although this isn't good news for television stations that rely on ad revenue, as they are finding companies are turning towards Google instead. One of the main attractions of Google over traditional television is that Google is able to better tracking in the effectiveness of their ads. It is becoming apparent in the UK that television needs to evolve, however no-one is sure how it can." top
aussie_a writes "Dave Kellet of the popular comic, Sheldon, has recently announced has recently announced he will be leaving Comics.com and moving Sheldon to it's own website on the 7th of November. The main features of the new website will be an increased participation between readers and the creator, along with over 7 years worth of strips being made available for free. This is a significant increase from the 30 most recent strips Comics.com allows readers to freely view."
aussie_a writes | more than 10 years ago
The point to this is to hand out a gmail invite to the person who completes a challenge you set. The challenge may involve finding some obscure tid-bit on a website to posting a picture with Kerry holding some corn. Anyone can post a challenge. The idea is similar to gmail swap, but I don't get anything in return. (Also feel free to put a link in your signature).
Here's one from me:
In the game ArmageddonMUD which race primarily speaks Allundean? First person to answer gets a free invite. If you put up an answer provide your e-mail address (although feel free to disguise it such as having lysm@___h__o__t__m__ail.com delete the _).