At 1-3pm EST today the Israeli Consulate will tweet a press conference (follow along here if you’re on Twitter and are interested). Recently avatars on Second Life began protesting in support of the Palestinians. With much happening in a virtual world, why can’t we just virtualise the conflict too? Or are there real world consequences to that too: Read this Tac2 Computer Club short story, by Edward Hague, pages 9, 10 and 11 in particular, from some twenty odd years ago.
Suggested reading “Gaza Attacks: Two Related Reactions, in Second Life and Twitter” on boingboing.net | “Dozens Gather in Second Life to Protest Gaza Attacks” on eurekadejavu | “On Fourth Day of the Gaza Battle, No End in Sight” New York Times