show #307: wayne santos makes cyberpunk magic [again!]

show #307

wanye santos‘ debut novel “the chimera code” is a powerful and unique contribution to the cyberpunk genre which gained steam – in the literary world – with william gibson’s “neuromancer”.

on the second life book club we [or ruby rather!] built a set that pays homage to the the master william and welcomes the disciple wayne.

enjoy a conversation about scifi, representation in the publishing biz, a fresh and decidedly anti-colonialist take on rudyard kipling’s work and how a video game writer/goddess wants to teleport/wire herself disguised as money back home to the philippines:

and now read and watch onward for more info and context:

  • the original livestreamed show:
  • some more stills from the set made by ruby:

gamer at work
postgame talk
miriya is a star
lag wars for real
william gibson types away
  • a fascinating documentary about william gibson and the origins of cyberpunk:
  • what else is new in second life? glad as always that you asked: the titmouse 5-second animation festival is still happening and i got to talk to chris prynoski:
  • what is coming up on the book club? doom metal i hear? yes it is true: lars iyer has written my biography of suburban metallites ….

the drax files radio hour is a weekly production of draxtor … and media for all! 

the show is supported by fabeeo breen, ragvr, vinyl, masoom, delacruz industries, zero-one heavy industries corporation, aeros avatars, time portal, hextraordinary fine magical goods, bay city you know for kids, botanical, strawberry singh, abranimations, kahruvel design, {what next} and landscapes unlimited.

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