show #120: sex and virtuality

and here is the topic we avoided for 119 shows = sex in virtual worlds and vr! great guests from sl and REAL life: an interview with psychic reader and sex connosieur monavie voight starts at 9:41 & the conversation with vr porn star ela darling at 25:15. i highly recommend listening to the entire show though…

show #106: the full monty drax

we are going into serious over-time today with an edited version of drax appearance on “the real virtual show” hosted by malia probst, talking sl and how sl is important for the advent of consumer vr… …and we address the recent bans of prominent content creators in sl, with more in depth discussion to follow…

show #91: celia pearce on everything!!

celia pearce teaches game design and game history, she is a pirate in second life, wrote books on play and digital communities & of course co-founded the indiecade festival which is going on in los angeles right as we are posting this very show. enjoy a candid conversation with an important thinker in the space of…

show #76: tom

a new experiment on today’s show: we are sharing the raw material which will result in a [hopefully] compelling mini documentary video about digital ethnographer tom boellstorff. enjoy: and read on: – tom interviewed on geelab: – crazy #immersiveDrax meme – started by loki eliot from the original pic….. ….he made this one: Could not help…

show #63: sl go = sl gone…

the amazing cloud streaming tech developed by onlive is now part of the sony family and today for the hour we have former senior product manager at onlive, dennis harper [also known as game geezer in sl], on what happened and what might happen: [aside: we debated to name this show “it’s dead jim” because we…

show 55: one billion rising…

a live show today – with a rather large audience and all – minimally edited for the full authentic glory: if you caught this show before saturday 2/14th – head on over to the one billion rising sims in sl now and participate to end violence against women! and of course you can read on…

show #54: freedom

we know that a creative virtual world like second life is empowering but jj zinfanwe from the university of australia will tell us today how special sl is for people with disabilities or chronic illness. all that plus xiola linden on why she loves to manage virtual communities: want more context? click the linx below: – ll…

show #22: anthropology in virtual worlds

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…

show #12: the proprietary metaverse?

yes we most certainly are discussing the facebook/oculus deal however maria korolov from hypergrid business is also in the house. she gives us a fab history lesson [AND advice for the future ] in regards to open source worlds and  leadership in digital platforms [is linden lab listening?]. this big hour is filled to the brink,…

show #3: esteban!

yes we dared: we arranged, conducted and are now broadcasting an interview with the infamous esteban winsmore. listen with an open mind and form your own opinion. we are not here to judge, just to report. but of course esteban has not hijacked the whole show, just the title. for the fast-forwarders amongst you: the…

show #1: oculus + nsa + fitted mesh = ?

ok so we just recorded our very very first show [can you spell “yes we did”?] and now without any further type type [after all,radio/pod/broad/narrow-casting is an aural experience: put those headphones on and dive in: let us know what you think in the comments [btw you can download the show as mp3 or subscribe on…