[MUD-Dev] Re: OT: Birth announcement

J C Lawrence claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Fri May 1 17:41:42 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


On Wed, 29 Apr 1998 22:45:17 -0700 
John Bertoglio<alexb at internetcds.com> wrote:

> From: J C Lawrence

>> On Mon, 27 Apr 1998 12:43:11 -0700 J C
>> Lawrence<claw at under.engr.sgi.com> wrote:

>>> On Mon, 27 Apr 1998 14:05:05 -0500 Koster,
>>> Raph<rkoster at origin.ea.com> wrote:
>>
>>>> I suspect the lengthy article in this month's WIRED magazine
>>>> about social ills in UO might pertain to the topic as well...

> I really expected more from Wired.

Most of the founding and character-setting Wired editorial staff is
now sadly departed.  There is a *VERY* large money-backed push within
the operation to make Wired a more mainstream (and thus larger
grossing (even profitable)) production.

>>> Hurm.  I'll have to read that.  Good material for here too.

>> A measure of UOL's success might be measured by the column inches
>> it seems to be garnering in the rags...  It certainly is attracting
>> attention.

> Interesting tidbit. I have on my desk an advert for a four figure
> report from the Jupiter Group on Internet Gaming. It mentions the
> most obscure games on the net and misses M59 and UO. These are the
> experts talking! (90% of the time I hear someone in the media
> talking about something I qualify as an *expert* on, they are
> wrong. Does that mean they are just as wrong when they expound on
> things I know little or nothing about?)

See any good quote dictionary under "paid experts" or "consultants".
The old homily of, "People who can, do.  Those who can't, teach (or
talk about it)."

<<Bad day here BTW -- I *need* this w/e.  Better go before I start
dripping bile>>

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