The chat is always open and a dozen or more people are always there (usually more).If the channel is empty, you've probably arrived immediately after a network error cleared.Unlike the SL4 mailing list, the #sl4 room is sometimes newbie-friendly.(Sometimes.) However, we make no guarantee that the helpful person answering your questions is an experienced SL4 poster, as opposed to someone who wandered in from a different chatroom and thinks the Singularity is a kind of fish.As parents, we often find it difficult to keep track of these innovations and the manner in which they’re affecting the lives of our children.As useful as smartphones may be, certain dangers lurk behind the seemingly-innocent features of some apps.According to the report, 63% of teens say that they use instant messaging and chat apps on a daily basis.
If you need a meeting verification, let the host know in a private message both at the beginning and at the end of the meeting.As a general rule, the chat room is a lot less formal than the mailing list.Friendly chat is not only permitted, but encouraged.I would love to have this for two reasons: (1) I like to thank people for their contributions and sometimes my comments left behind don't get seen.(2) And sometimes I have short questions unrelated to the topic at hand that don't need much of a reply. At the very least, there should be a way to poke someone and say, "Hey, I'd like to ask you about X. " And then give the user the option of allowing an exchange or not...The following is a list of upcoming, scheduled SL4 chats.