That’s life

Hmm… People who know me in First Life will now exactly how underwhelmed I was with Second Life. I was told (and yes, I’m a fool for believing) that it was (and I quote) “like Snowcrash“.

“That,” I thought to myself, “is something I have to get a piece of. I can get a Tron motorcycle. And maybe we could open an office there. With sliding Japanese paper doors. Man that would be cool.”

You can imagine my disgust, then, when I discovered that in fact it’s a jerky, laggy, dull place for the sexually depraved. A bit like the Internet in 1995, I guess. Hey ho. Maybe in 10 years. Anyway – this guy’s account of his first visit sums my feelings up rather nicely:

How do you hit people?