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 #64: pathfinder

john “pathfinder” lester formerly linden was creating communities for people with disabilities at harvard medical school when 3d persistent virtual worlds and vr headsets were still a dream and/or simply way to expensive to ever get into the hands of the average user. in the early days at the lab he was instrumental in explaining a concept…

show #37 virtual therapy?

is a virtual world able to provide help in the event of a crises, a psychological crises? can psychotherapy work in second life, with all the anonymity and lack of “face-to-face” communication? we discuss today with our guest dr. tammy fletcher the possibilities and pitfalls of virtual therapy. she ran the “wellness island”  in-world between…