show #234: disability and virtual worlds

the 8th annual international disability rights affirmation conference happened this past weekend. and where you ask? yes: second life of course. the most amazing list of presenters and panelists gathered right here in sl. and although big “competition” is afoot in the social vr space, when it comes to actual inclusion and accessibility AND rich…

show #233: debating rushkoff with ryan schultz

through a tweet by second life co-founder philip rosedale mr. drax was alerted to an article on medium by media theorist douglas rushkoff entitled ” most vr is total bullshit”. with a headline like this we here at the radio hour had to cover the “issue” and well-known virtual world blogger ryan schultz was certainly…

show 232: awe 2019 munich

over 100 exhibitors & tons of speakers from ar, vr and xr startups as well as big brands came to drax’ hometown of munich, germany for the 4th annual augmented world expo, euro edition. drax did no presentation this year but roamed the halls to catch up with old friends and make new ones. enjoy…

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…