Second Life® is a virtual reality platform. I logged in there for the first time on September 16, 2004. At the time, it was a far cry from what it is now. Everything “in world” (as we say) was built using basic building blocks called primitives.
I’ve been sick for days and days and days.
It’s a cycle I seem to repeat far too often.
I get some kind of virus, and it knocks me out for a week or two. Then I start to feel better, but I’m so very, very far behind. So I work like mad, trying to catch up. And then… I get sick.
Rinse and repeat.
For most of my life, I’ve learned in isolation. For many years, it was just me and my books, and then just me and my computer. This doesn’t really make me self-taught; the books (and computer, and videos) help a lot. I’m learning from others, even if they have no idea that I am.
But every now and then I have a chance to learn with others, as part of a group, with feedback and a teacher who is actually there.
Right now, I’m taking advantage of that. I signed up for Blogging 101. Continue reading Taking the Long View – Why Blogging?
So, I’m still working away at the Lynda.com WordPress Mastercourse. (Good thing I love learning new software more than about anything else I can do, huh?)
As part of the course, I’ve installed MAMP, and now I have WordPress up and running on my own hard drive. Which means, gentle readers, that you no longer have to worry about me doing something.. odd… here, when you’re right in the middle of reading something.
Experiments will now be confined to the privacy of my own computer.
However, since one of the things I need to do is get into the habit of blogging every day or so, I will be blogging here, too. Continue reading It’s a Learning Experience…
Today, I’m learning WordPress. I needed a post to experiment with. Continue reading Learning Something New Every Day…