Not Boris Johnson but a Chat Show In Secondlife?

(Originally posted 2007-11-22.)

Thanks to Kevin Aires for pointing this out to me…

“Boris in Wonderland” is a chat show in Secondlife – hosted by one Boris Frampton of IBM. Go here for the first episode.

Andy Stanford-Clark (Ginger Mandelbrot in Secondlife) is interviewed about his applications and creations.

The Monty Python quote “look out there are Llamas” is relevant here – but you’ll just have to roll the video to find out why. 🙂

One thing you might notice is the hand gestures when the host and his guest are talking. These “speech gestures” are standard now that Secondlife has Voice.

Not much mainframe relevance, I guess, but one day we’ll all have to make this stuff work – and perform. 🙂 And hopefully lots of people will be wanting to connect virtual worlds to CICS and DB2 and Websphere and MQ and…

Published by Martin Packer

I'm a mainframe performance guy and have been for the past 35 years. But I play with lots of other technologies as well.

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