CNN Blocking iReport

This story I tried to post on iCNN:

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Breaking news: Last day of SL1 – NSA stepping in

Today I was about to login to Second Life to look after my art friend JadeYu Fhang as she had to suffer yesterday on ‘GRIPPE’, as influenza is called in French. She had fever but the exhibition in RIFT HORIZON opened and the artist was present – thank you JadeYu!

The performance of the ‘walking skull’ was postponed of course, so JadeYu could head to bed again fast. Get well soon JadeYu! I know JadeYu Fhang is often in SL working on preparing art installations on her land. There, at Song Bird, I met her before she transferred her famous artwork ‘Roots and war’ to opengrid Metropolis at RIFT HORIZON.

But I could not log in! My good old prim based viewer that served me well for many years shouted back to me: “You must download this update to use Second Life”.  You may have heard of the system Second Life where you walk in a 3D world with a digital virtualization of your so called yourself, named ‘Avatar’.

I decided to Google on what the new update will bring me in ‘BBIWY’ matters. So I said: “is second life watched by nsa” and got a full hit back. This is the 1st ranked Goggle hit: “… according to Snowden documents, the U.S. has conducted spy operations in Second Life …”. The 2nd ranked Google hit brings a headline by ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’: NSA spies infiltrate World of Warcraft, Second Life online games (December 10, 2013).

Now I have proof of a prediction I published in 2011: ‘viewer software will enforce that you have to accept whatever the software developers want to do with you – or you are dead’. My Avatar may rest in peace. Sorry JadeYu Fhang. I have to wait in opengrid for your return and stay out of SL – no Second Life for me this way!

Hm … hm …. I cant give up to meet my old art friends. What to do? Luckily my birthday will be very soon. Shall I rent a PC in Romania or Ukraine and let my data run hosted there? I have an offer for 80 Euro a month – a highspeed noname rack manufactured by some Anonymous. That’s much money there in such countries.

Or shall I put all my money together and travel to the island of Tonga I always dreamt to travel once and meet King Tupou VI the owner of the great top level domain ‘.TO’ I have bought some years ago? Then I can setup my own bit currency and welcome the new version 3.6.13.284995

Who wants to travel with me? I need a sponsor!

And this I got:

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Just click on the picture to enlarge and you see: Story currently not available. Even not to edit!

In case you liked my report then click on the shortlink http://is.gd/icnnblocked, an ethical shortlink service, provided by MEMSET. This gives me a simple non-personal statistic on your click. Here comes an example, for is.gd/primexplorer:

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And the best for you, comes here: Enter after you clicked the link http://is.gd/icnnblocked now http://is.gd/icnnblocked- and you see the stat data the same way as I see it. It is just the tiny ‘‘ you have to add at the shortlink to get the stats. Only one click per IP address will be counted, so no double click will generate stats!

Roots and war

In case you have not read the announcement of ‘Roots and war’ in iCNN, then it is time to do now. To explore this artwork is the mission of the skeleton you see here.

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The ladder to the installation made by JadeYu Fhang brings us today to a technology RIFT. The longest ladder ever made? Yes! But why the Avatar needs two heads and three arms for this? Is it a homage on a reborn Zaphod Beeblebrox [see cultural references there] reated by Douglas Adams you may ask as you know the artist behind the skeleton Art Blue? Hm … can be …

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Is it the skin / attachment problem on different simulator versions? Yes! It is a reflexion of both – as all this happened to Zaphod Beeblebrox by a time machine. And such strange effects happend to use a few days ago: ‘It´s all experimental

But why has the artist JadeYu Fhang made two globes, one nearly empty, just roots connecting them?

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It will be now on you to climb up the ladder to find your way to see the art work ‘Roots and war’ with your eyes. On Tuesday 21, 2014, 22.00 CET [= 1 PM PDT] at opengrid Metropolis. Watch the Skeleton climbing up, watch for more when the skeleton has reached the end of the ladder. Will there again Raymond Kurzweil wait to hand over the Graviton boots to create a Singularity? You dont remember? You have not been there on November 28, 2013 at SIM Claressa [in SL]? Here comes a video ‘The cathedral of fractals by Gem Preiz‘ made by Wizardoz Chrome. You see the daVinci machine and the Graviton boots to create a RIFT within SL: a creation of a carbon life form.

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Dont be scared the ladder looks much more solid in daylight 🙂

The Cathedral Dreamer

Why not telling a story starting from the end and going backwards?

So lets begin with a gift you may get at the next event at RIFT HORIZON on Tuesday, January 21 at 22.00 h CET [=21.00 GMT]. This will be the gift:

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Of course you are curious what the blue advert means “Get your skeleton for free today”. Was it on iCNN? Is it a fake? Yes and No. Just click at the picture and you see what you get. Yes! A skeleton Avatar, full perm. This means you can copy, modify and transfer it. So it is a treasure you will get … when and where? For this you need to read the very next RIFT_HORIZON  iCNN_logo_small …. [coming soon].

But why you will get this gift? There is a reason as ‘It´s all experimental.‘ Inside this cnn_logo_small iReport you will find it, hidden. And we all know a skeleton cant loose clothes! And the article you may need to read to get the full message follows now: Technology Rift:cnn_logo_small Genesis in 3D in Art ‘Hall of Fractals – Cathedral Dreamer‘. Now you know why the skeleton was made for ‘you’.