show #32: what about opensim? [rerun with maria korolov]

another rerun folks, a good one though: maria korolov from the hypergrid business blog talking about how open virtual worlds will fit in with the metaverse of the future. enjoy: some linkage below: – maria’s open letter to the lindens – raph koster at wikimania on online communities: – visit frau jo’s new hotel adlon…

show #31: esteban [rerun]

esteban winsmore [aka charliezzz] owns most of second life [according to himself that is] & henceforth claims the right to crash any event, live in every house and/or repossess every business in our beloved virtual world. today: rerun of a conversation with the controversial man/figure/entity. enjoy & discuss: more linkage to explore below: – esteban’s youtube…

show #29: terms, terms, terms AGAIN [rerun]

linden lab has updated its controversial terms of service while we are on summer break and therefore we are running again an extensive interview with artist and activist richard a. goldberg. enjoy and join the discussion: for the most current news on the tos issue [until we are back with weekly live-to-tape shows] please check…

show #27 [rerun]: pamela ain’t buying the hype!

on behalf of myself and jo i apologize: we are aware that everyone is expecting an interview with dr.jacki morie today about past present and future of vr, but things during this summer hiatus of our beloved podcast have been crazy busy to say the least… the interview with jacki is in the can but there is simply no…

show #26: tony parisi on virtually anywhere

tony parisi is on the show today, father of VRML and webGL enthusiast and he says: “the web is the metaverse!” soooo my second life friends – perhaps in the light of iOS8 supporting webGL and firefox [& chrome] being able to [soon natively] support oculus rift it is time to leave our exclusive club and…

show #25: sl11b

what a week [again]: ll announces a new virtual world is in the works while second life turns 11. the situation seems akin to a young family welcoming another child into the world while the first born is not sure if he/she should be thrilled or depressed upon this news. anyhow – jo and i were…

show #20: svvr [part 1: all vr’ed out!]

drax teleported into the very first silicon valley virtual reality conference and expo for a few hours while jo studied keynote speakers and panel discussions from afar: oh yes, the vr resurgence is in full swing & linden labbers were walking amongst the crowd of young enthusiasts, gently reminding them = there is a WORLD out…

show #18: lindens are people too! [part 3]

you wanted more linden interviews and what are we going to present this week? yes exactly: a conversation with a linden who enjoys quality tv shows like “macgyver”! plus race-car driving sl pioneers…. ….and of course karl krantz who is tirelessly educating vr youngsters about a little known [albeit vast] digital universe: more reading material to deepen…

show #17: lindens are people too! [part 2]

yes there was more raw interviews with linden lab engineers and we are airing it all. plus: vr news as usual and the beauty of fantasy faire explained. listen up [preferably on stitcher]: …and read/watch some more for context: – leap motion giveaway: watch the new TDF episode, find the answer and let us know…

show #14: philip > there thou art!

you guessed it: this show is all about mr.rosedale aka philip [formerly] linden and what he has been up to since going back to creating worlds. there is indeed a LOT of new shiny stuff to talk about. listen and learn: and now read some more: – leap motion giveaway [leave us a message on skype draxfiles…

show #13: terms, terms, terms….

we are tackling two big challenging things this week: recording the show with our oculi on while trying not to bump into physical objects AND we are discussing the linden lab terms of service. brace yourself and listen to the full hour before commenting, deal? and additional reading material as per usual below: – sl…