show #22: anthropology in virtual worlds

show #22
show #22

welcome to the off-season set of shows [yes we ARE on vacation!]: pre-recorded interviews with fascinating newsmakers from all over the virtual reality map.

we are starting this friday with tom boellstorff, professor of anthropology at uc irvine and author of many books including “coming of age in second life”.

enjoy a great discussion on issues of “real” relevance for the future of our “virtual” lives…[ahhh terminology, what fun!]:

and a few additional to contextualize the show:

– new sponsors abranimations and blue moon enterprises

sl go by onlive now with a 7-day trial

ciaran on the official announcement of ll sponsoring tdf

– tom’s page at uc irvine website

tom boellstorff aka bukowski [pic by vanessa blaylock]
tom boellstorff aka bukowski [pic by vanessa blaylock]
– new tdf video about flokers & her gaggle of friends:

sl11b is starting 6/21

fair sneak peek [collage by vivena]
fair sneak peek [collage by vivena]
the drax files radio hour [with jo yardley] is a weekly production of basicdrax entertainment.

the show is supported by leap motion, sl go [by onlive], stitcher, botgirl’s identity circus, kahruvel design, vika creations, humanoid animations, escapades, botanical, death row designs, nantra, angel red cotoure, fallen gods incorporated, {what’s next}, abranimations, blue moon enterprises and landscapes unlimited!

music by bd.

contact the show via skype draxfiles, avatar draxfiles or email

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Tom has been interviewed for an upcoming documentary about Second Life for Spiegel TV, also featuring Kiana Writer and Harter Fall from MadPea Games, we will keep everyone posted here of course!

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