Meerkat Second Life Viewer

Just discovered the Meerkat Second Life viewer brought to us by the Open Metaverse Foundation, another open source viewer but it has some nice features and layout for the standard viewer features. The reason I like it so much is that it runs very smoothly on my Eee PC, and crucially you can change the draw distance by a simple…

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Second Life + LaTeX = SLaTeX

It has long been a problem that one of the biggest obstacles to doing mathematics in Second Life was the inability to write equations. Of course, there is a counter argument that this forces you to be more imaginative in finding ways to get the same ideas across and there is a huge amount to say about the benefits of…

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Upgrading my Eee PC 900

In an effort to squeeze some extra performance out of my trusty Asus EeePC 900 I finally got around to upgrading the memory from the standard 1GB DDR2-400 to 2GB DDR2-667. After several attempts of the poor thing not even booting with the new memory installed I was about to give up when I found an obscure forum posting that…

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Fourmile Castle Rentals

Fourmile Castle Rentals is now ready for business in Second Life. Main office in Fourmile: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Fourmile/79/239/152

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