show 231: waste tide

qiufan chen was a tech entrepreneur in the vr field no less before writing a perfect novel for our present day. “waste tide” was released in china back in 2013 and just this year appeared in english as well as in german translation. the novel reads like a documentary with a james bond type international thriller…

show #230: dr. murder is ready to .. explain [!!!]

today on the show dr. lee mellor better known as dr. murder. he will present a lecture series called “murder in vr” starting this wednesday. fascinating conversation with a fellow that i can’t quite place. but then again: i dropped out of my psychology studies long ago to pursue art …. enjoy: and more info…

show #229: stealing worlds …

karl schroeder is a veteran novelist and futurist. for some reason he has been off Drax’ radar but this has now changedas mrs. drax urged him to get karl’s latest “stealing worlds” via cory doctorow’s recommendation. the book is a ultra-dense exploration of a future in which vr, ar, ai, iot and blockchain dominate economy, society,…

show #228: we are giants ! ! !

we are back from summer vacation and must now stop referring to ourselves as multiples because jo yardley has left the building [amicably of course as she is too busy in the dutch countryside and 1920s berlin!] on the show today with drax only: young adult / middle-grade author amber lee dodd who appears as fox avatar…