SATURDAY NOV. 21 at 3:00 PM Eastern Standard TimeAs part of the Sonia Kovalevsky day activities I will be introducing Ms. Mapleman, an online Math Bot.
Ms. Mapleman lives on a virtual reality environment known as, Diversity University MOO. To participate in this online workshop you need a computer with netscape or IE able to run JAVA. To check your computer just go to DU main portal and click on the
To go to where Ms. Mapleman is just enter (in the input area) @join mapleman. She is almost always in my office: ProfRod's Office. Once there try typing: read blackboard.
Obtaining your Personnal Character and Password:Only a few people will be able to enter the workshop as guests without password. To obtain a character with your name and your password please send email to
On Monday Oct. 26 at 3:00PM (Eastern) after connecting to DU join Ms. mapleman with the command
For Non Local StudentsIf you don't know what time it will be 3:00pm Eastern time for you, check out this web site which can help you with that.
MOO Clients:The JAVA integrated interface is a convenient way to introduce the MOO for the first time but most people prefer to use a dedicated client. This is a special kind of program for MOOing. There are lots of these clients for free on the internet. If you can install software on your computer try choosing a moo client for your system from http://homepages.together.net/~shae/client.html
For WIN95 people prefer: MudWin
After installing your client and connecting to: