show #244: decentraland is open for biz [rerun]

decentraland – a decentralized virtual world where you can buy real estate for real dollars, where the value of your property is “guaranteed” because of (artificial) scarcity – has hit the the public phase of operation. in honor of yet another offering in the vw category trying its luck to take over … [the world?]…

show #243: anne charnock tackles clifi = bridge 108

today on the show author speculative fiction author anne charnock. drax devoured her entire oeuvre & the conversation will include all of it: tales of cognitive enhancement, stories that connect female artists from the 15th century to the 21st [or was it the 22nd?] & explorations into “artificial” child birth. her new book “bridge 108”…

show #242: anrick makes realities

guest today is anrick, a director of immersive ar and vr content, founder of studio anrk & while drax is marveling over anrick’s body of work this show addresses the “elephant” in the room right at the start: layoffs at linden lab and reshuffling of talent in-house away from sansar. why is social vr [like…

show #241: joe haldeman is here

sci-fi master joe haldeman was in sansar in his avatar embodiment, based on a sketch drawn by himself [not only does he write and draw – joe also plays the bass-clarinet and the tenor sax in a variety of scenarios including dixieland!!] a fabulous conversation about war, hemingway, time travel and heinlein. oh yes and…