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Gerlach, Nevada becomes Virtual Reality!
2000-07-24 19:16:51


Burning Man Nonsense
 
Yorgo the barman had a friend drive us to Zeitgeist where there was THE TAMALE LADY and I had tamales and chocolate and Guinness and rum and YOU ALL MISSED OUT ON THE GREATEST FUCKING NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO EVER AND I LAUGH AT ALL YOUR MISFORTUNES! That is, until tomorrow morning, at which point I will likely be in heavy Regret Mode.
-- Crackmonkey

 

Burning Man attendees pass through Gerlach, Nevada -- a mysterious small town where everything is owned by a man named Bruno. Crazy Berkeley geeks simulated a 360 panorama using Virtual Reality technology!

Click your mouse on the picture, and the view rotates. Lead the point of view up, down, and around -- past the water tank, the state of Nevada historical marker, the telephone poles along the railroad tacks... See the road thousands have crossed, with hope and excitement, curiousity, fear... all rendered with a Quicktime wrap-around view.

It may not be virtual reality, but it's still pretty cool. Plus, there's also links to a bunch of other panorama sites...

Over.  End of Story.  Go home now.

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