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Wednesday, August 13, 2008


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LifeFactory Writer

This is just fantastic, Hamlet! Congratulations!! And the cover is cool--a distant cousin to pared-down Matrix theme...sort of. :/

Umihiko Namekawa

Hi, I wrote a short introductory essay, which you'll find at the end of this Japanese version.

I emphasized the disuptive nature of Second Life as a next generation internet communication platform, quoting your quote of Mitch Kapor.

Here's my blog post.

I'm sure you'll have a copy through your agent later, but if you want it now, let me know.

Gahum Riptide

Life: Well, that's actually how books are typically written in Japan, top to bottom, left to right.

Gahum Riptide

Whoops. Sorry. Right to Left is the page direction :).


Also, congrats Hamlet!

LifeFactory Writer

Posted by: Umihiko Namekawa | Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 02:12 AM

Life: Well, that's actually how books are typically written in Japan, top to bottom, left to right.

Yes, of course they are, Umihiko...I guess the humor did not translate. Thank you nevertheless!

LifeFactory Writer

Actually, Umihiko, this is kind of funny, because I almost included acknowledgement of this in the orginial post, then decided it was unneccessary :/ haha....nonetheless, cool cover!

Gahum Riptide

I am king of posting today, I've got madd copy and paste skills. That was me, not Umihiko who wrote that response to you, Life. I apparently lost my humor today as well.

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