Librarians: You know how it goes. You are out partying with your librarian friends. Suddenly you realize that your gathering requires a suitable soundtrack. A library-themed soundtrack. Indeed, without the proper music, the event will be a disaster! It could happen. The worst case scenario is sobering: everyone ends up hopping around to the They [...]
The Thursday night Linden Lab whisky tasting has degraded in the traditional way. I’m surrounded by tipy nerds, discussing the glories of JQuery. One of my co-workers is wearing a shirt that reads “The Age of Consent Tour 1997″. Nerdcore rap blares from the QA office. Life is good.
Oh yes. The IRC Rap Battles continue at Linden Lab, creators of Second Life. Bridie Linden is in town, and we decided to bitchslap some suckah MCs… Bridie Linden: I got so much chips I swear they call me Hewlett Packard I got so much chips you can have a bag if you’re a snacker [...]
In my new role as a user experience goon at Second Life, I’m often called upon to participate in rap battles with other employees. Because we’re all busy, rap battles tend to be text-only and asynchronous, conducted over IRC, twitter, or instant messenger. Past themes have included: My prowess as a Developer, My (imaginary) Car, [...]