Viewer Panel

Panel hosted by Mal Burns and Lyr Lobo

Additional panelists:

John Nagle / Joe Magarac (SL/OS viewer)

Gavin Hird (Mac viewer)

Misterblue Waves / Robert Adams


Dec 09 2023


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm




Keynote Auditorium


  • Cynthia Calongne / Lyr Lobo (Poster Booth #3)
    Cynthia Calongne / Lyr Lobo (Poster Booth #3)
    OSCC Co-Chair, Professor

    Lyr is a Professor at Parker University in Dallas, Texas and a VR researcher. Since 2005, she taught 54 university classes in virtual worlds and mentored 800+ 13-year-old students. Her team won the $25,000 Grand Prize for their space simulation and she received the Thinkerer Award for her passion for virtual world education. She loves OpenSimulator and is proud to be a member of the OSCC Organizing Committee.

  • Gavin Hird
    Gavin Hird
  • John Nagle / Joe Magarac
    John Nagle / Joe Magarac

    Inventor of ragdoll physics. MSCS, Stanford. The Nagle Algorithm in TCP. In Silicon Valley.

  • Mal Burns (Poster Booth #2)
    Mal Burns (Poster Booth #2)

    Mal Burns is host of the “Inworld Review” – a weekly news and discussion program mostly focused on the hypergrid which has been running for over 15 years. Mal has used virtual environments for nearly two decades, is concerned about user interfaces in general and has a wealth of media and design experience behind him. In the organic sphere he is now retired and uses his experience to deploy and promote immersive spaces. He also has a twitter stream (@malburns) which provides news links on a daily basis.

  • Misterblue Waves / Robert Adams
    Misterblue Waves / Robert Adams

    Robert Adams has been an OpenSimulator core developer for many years.
    His OpenSimulator work includes the BulletSim physics engine, varregions, the DSG (distributed scene graph) simulator experiment, and many performance improvements.

    Outside OpenSimulator, he has been a computer developer and researcher for 40 years.

    His current interests are in distributed computing and robotics.

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