show #89: vr kids

today a look at how vr can help kids with physical disabilities or temporary impairments. fascinating. and more of course. and high fidelity and more…of course: reading desired? here we go: havok engine bought by microsoft hololens dev kit for 3k [us$ not l$ ! ! ! ] tony parisi has a new job and…

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 #67: reporting on sl & getting it right!

stories about sl seem to be getting more in depth and nuanced – is the pendulum swinging back towards positive articles after the many-year-long hype backlash? do journalists [again] realize there is more to our world than playing barbie and ken? check out how our guest cecilia d’anastasio got her piece “avatar irl” about a transgender…

show #65: brooke makes marketplace

brooke linden is a senior producer at linden lab and oversees all things marketplace, the amazon/etsy of virtual goods & services for second life. a website that delivers items to the tune of several million US$ into the hands of avatars all over the grid every day. enjoy the show: and now read on if you…