The Digital Whirl: Questions From The Digital Mailbag

We’ll be answering questions each month, so if you have bought one thing you would like us to elucidate or get to the underside of, or ask a developer about, drop us a line in the feedback, or by way of email (tateru at massively dot com) and we’ll do our greatest to seek out out for you. Your core questions this month were Second Life related, site –, which is hardly shocking, however you can ask about other environments as nicely.

“Talladega Nights” and one other summer time 2006 movie, “Cars,” share a little bit of trivia. In “Talledega Nights,” Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton, Jr., are nicknamed Lightning and Thunder because they at all times finish first and second, respectively. In “Vehicles,” Lightning McQueen calls Chuck Hicks “Thunder” as a result of, like Naughton, he at all times comes in second.

“At the moment we’re embarking on a brand new era of webOS with the objective of linking a wide household of HP merchandise via the very best mobile experience available,” mentioned Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and basic supervisor, Palm Global Enterprise Unit, HP. “The pliability of the webOS platform makes it superb for creating a range of progressive devices that work together to maintain you better related to your world.”

The buoyancy and air supply equipment have been checked. All gauges are working appropriately. The divemaster is directing you to the dive platform. It is sunny, but barely windy, so the water is choppy. Your wet go well with is on, and you have your fins in hand. You’re diving from a small boat so that you select the seated backroll to enter the water. You place your fins in your feet, place your self on the sting of the boat and test to verify your tank bottom is extending out beyond the sting of the boat over the open water.