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Subject:Re: Online versus paper From:Richard Sobocinski <"Richard_G_Sobocinski%~WHC207"@CCMAIL.PNL.GOV> Date:Fri, 23 Sep 1994 15:08:00 -0700
> I've read that IBM has already demonstrated an animated
> character or "talking head" that pops up on your desktop to
> offer help in a more human-friendly way. I think that
> the character is user customizable to a certain extent
> so that you consider him (or her) to be your helpful
> neighbor on the other side of the screen. Maybe one of the
> IBMers on the list has some more info on this?
Can I change "his" gender, too?
I thought I made that clear with the parenthetic note. All I
know about this "character" is what I've read in short blurbs
describing events at a recent computer show. I think they
said you could pretty much customize gender, color,
disposition (how 'bout a surly, purple, female sumo wrestler
helper?) and probably some characteristics.