Chat Log : 6 November 2023


16:03:29 From Rob Swigart To Frode Hegland(privately) : I have a board meeting at 9 here so have to leave in an hour
16:04:26 From Frode Hegland To Rob Swigart(privately) : ok
16:08:08 From Peter Wasilko : We have to use LaTeX!!!!! I love rolling up my sleeves to achieve typesetting perfection!
16:09:25 From Peter Wasilko : We need to lobby Brandel to get Apple to bring back the Touch Bar or go for a full touch screen!
16:12:00 From Peter Wasilko : Will do!
16:12:09 From Fabien Benetou : @utopiah on Github
16:13:14 From Peter Wasilko :
16:14:28 From Fabien Benetou : weird, maybe just utopiah then
16:15:00 From Peter Wasilko : peter-wasilko should work to add me
16:15:21 From Mark Anderson : uses my usual address.
16:16:10 From Rob Swigart :
16:16:49 From Peter Wasilko : Try or
16:16:49 From Michael Bonfert :
16:17:08 From Peter Wasilko : I wonder why it doesn’t use the GitHub account name
16:18:24 From Mark Anderson : I confirm I can now see I don’t show up under contributors (in case I should—not that I’ve contributed anything here, yet))
16:18:54 From Peter Wasilko : Did it work?
16:19:09 From Frode Hegland : You are in Peter
16:21:54 From Peter Wasilko : Awesome!
16:22:50 From Frode Hegland : Who would like to work on the Glossary for Volume 4?… (Mark….)
16:23:14 From Mark Anderson : Excellent. I like the fact this jumps us from pre-Web to XR.
16:26:07 From Peter Wasilko : I’d like a link to all of Dene’s lab’s projects!
16:27:36 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Fabien, I have link questions…
16:27:45 From Fabien Benetou To Frode Hegland(privately) : Im here
16:31:22 From Dene Grigar : Peter: You should be able to download everything that is there now. It is open to the public
16:33:57 From Frode Hegland :
16:34:00 From Peter Wasilko : What is the url?
16:37:22 From Dene Grigar : Peter:
16:37:47 From Peter Wasilko : Thanks so much Dene!
16:40:01 From Dene Grigar : You’ll find our reconstruction projects. Amnesia is there, for example.
16:40:29 From Dene Grigar : King of Space. Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse, and most recently We Descend
16:41:05 From Dene Grigar : These are interactive works that were inaccessible due to hardware and software issue
16:41:06 From Dene Grigar : s
16:43:33 From Frode Hegland : (Sorry, 1 min)
16:46:27 From Frode Hegland : Interesting for Skeuomorphism
16:53:20 From Brandel Zachernuk : I will definitely watch the video for this! Unfortunately I have all-day rehearsals today for a presentation to the public – my first! I look forward to returning to normality next week.
16:53:44 From Leon van Kammen : OK hi, bye and good luck Brandel! 😀
16:57:48 From Dene Grigar : We were using the Falcon Controller to simulate haptic feedback
17:00:11 From Rob Swigart : this is fascinating but I have to go to a board meeting now…
17:00:20 From Frode Hegland : Thanks for being here Rob!
17:00:26 From Frode Hegland : Look forward to next Monday
17:01:07 From Dene Grigar To Frode Hegland(privately) : This is what we teach in our program, Frode.
17:01:16 From Frode Hegland To Dene Grigar(privately) : Oh really, that’s cool
17:01:44 From Dene Grigar To Frode Hegland(privately) : So, students gain insights into the theories like he is presenting and then applying them to a project
17:01:52 From Frode Hegland To Dene Grigar(privately) : Reacted to “So, students gain in…” with 👍
17:02:04 From Frode Hegland To Dene Grigar(privately) : I’m pretty happy our community includes this
17:09:47 From Frode Hegland : Thanks Fabien!
17:11:03 From Frode Hegland : Hey Leon
17:11:16 From Frode Hegland : I updated all on the new XR file system on our site
17:11:28 From Frode Hegland : Fabien is now looking at getting documents into XR 🙂
17:11:32 From Mark Anderson : Reacted to “Fabien is now lookin…” with 👍🏻
17:12:04 From Frode Hegland : This is such an interesting perspective on the importance and value of tools (controllers) for different tasks and when they are not valuable.
17:14:13 From Frode Hegland : Great point, this is ‘a different world’
17:16:27 From Frode Hegland : I guess hands made it worse but foot better?..
17:21:44 From Mark Anderson : #4 looks like GatherTown?
17:22:48 From Fabien Benetou To Frode Hegland(privately) : got sth kinda working
17:23:05 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Ooooo…….
17:23:11 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Link please….
17:23:23 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : I’ll put on our site for the team here to easily log into
17:25:20 From Dene Grigar : I need to get to campus. Thanks, Michael. Great work. I look forward to talking more about experiential VR
17:27:23 From Frode Hegland :
17:28:59 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Link!!!!!!!!!!!
17:30:41 From Fabien Benetou To Frode Hegland(privately) :
17:32:23 From Frode Hegland : If you have a headset nearby please go to
17:32:36 From Frode Hegland : Or just and click on the link
17:32:43 From Frode Hegland : For Fabien documents
17:34:46 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Can I tell Alan he was late so we can’t go through this again?… we have your document to discuss…
17:34:57 From Frode Hegland To Fabien Benetou(privately) : Link is up on out XR page
17:43:30 From Frode Hegland : What about lock to table so you feel the table? Read in space, interact on table?
17:50:30 From Frode Hegland : Yes, Tesla…
17:51:49 From Michael Bonfert : Reacted to “#4 looks like Gather…” with ✅
17:52:41 From Frode Hegland : This is currently what Leon and I are working on Alan, at least how simply to get to reading asap.
17:52:53 From Leon van Kammen : alright, I have to split (got a deadline).
Thank you Michael for the wonderful presentation ❤️
17:53:04 From Michael Bonfert : Reacted to “alright, I have to s…” with ❤️
17:53:30 From Frode Hegland : Can those of you who are on macOS please try our Reader?
17:53:37 From Peter Wasilko : I have to drop off too now. Have a great week!
17:53:50 From Mark Anderson : Alan is rightly asking “what is a document” as this has a bearing on what we put in VR.
17:54:02 From Frode Hegland : Oh yes, agree very much
17:54:02 From Mark Anderson : [I have a hard stop at 18:00]
17:54:26 From Frode Hegland : (Me too today)
17:56:20 From Fabien Benetou :

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