MOO Miscellany - essays such as John Unsworth's,
"Living Inside the (Operation) System: Community in Virtual Reality"
and stories such as Julian Dibbell's, "A Rape in Cyberspace, or How an
Evil CLown, a Haitian Trickster Spirit, Two
Wizards, and a Cast of Dozens Turned a Database into a Society"
LINGUA MOO is a text-based
virtual academic community at The University of Texas at Dallas in
Richardson, Texas. Its purpose is to serve as a platform for the
academic pursuits of students and faculty at that institition, and is
not open to the general public. One of the exciting new projects that
the administrators of Lingua are working on right now is WOO. This is,
in outline, an attempt to integrate the MOO with the World Wide
Web. If you want to find out more about this point your www browser
to http://mohawk.utdallas.edu:7000. All registered players can
now have their photo show up under their name. Click on Jan or Cynthia
in the Who is Online option to see an example of this. (You need
either Mosaic or Netscape to actually see the photos).