2008 US Elections: Real live results, virtually

At the House of Sweden in Washington DC tonight, Sweden’s TV4 and associated pundits will be covering the election results live as they come in. At the Second House of Sweden, we’ve taken advantage of the fact that Second Life now supports HTML+Javascript as an object texture to provide similar functionality: We’ve turned a Google Map into a gigantic live updating billboard, showing the results:



Sure, you can embed the map on a web page, like so:

But only in Second Life can you celebrate (or commiserate) the results socially, in real time, with fellow avatars from all over the world:-) (With thanks to Tina Dahl for her help in SL)