show #138: feed a smile

the madpea international food fair is happening until march 4th in sl & this is a fundraiser show: the goal is to rais 9 million linden dollars to rebuild a kitchen for the live & learn in kenya non-profit education center in nakuru, kenya. listen to brique topaz who has been running the show in…

show #122: sl13b [and then we on vacation!]

[****news flash: jo and drax are on podcast vacation until 10/15 > please enjoy the archives & thx for your support***]   our last show before the summer break = we were LIVE celebrating 13 years of our wonderful, gigantic, mad, creative, frustrating, beautiful world… great guests, great exhibits, still up for you to check…

show #100: one-hun-dred

we made it to show 100 just before the end of 2015 = special live to tape program with the folks from firestorm, talking about the gateway testing and their orientation experience …of course a couple of special linden guests talking about the future of the sl avatar. fun fun fun at year’s end, enjoy!…

show #87: vr in space

jacki morie – head of the ansible project to help astronauts overcome issues of isolation in space –  is our guest today. want oculus connect news? next week [with analysis and guests from the ground]! first: transforming human interaction with tech that works right now… read on dear listener: created reality? for real?  fb supports 360…

show #81: sansar anxiety

season 3 of the podcast is here and the next generation virtual world linden lab is building [working title “project sansar”] may or may not cause anxiety in second life users. our panel discusses emotions and speculates about the future of the metaverse. enjoy: sponsor spotlight: cube republic makes fabulous thingies the [infamous?] qz article that…

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…

show #53: kaya’s passion

kaya angel is a well-known and respected content creator in second life. his recent video where he shares his passion for creation and community is a great testament for the uniqueness of a user-empowering virtual world. jo is not in the house today so i was able to talk with kaya for 40+ minutes about…

show #52: sl looks good today!

a fab reaffirming show with some second life enthusiasts from madpea games. that is it! enjoy: and now read on to get the gist: – our new sponsor maven homes – get a leap motion by telling us a bad marketing idea from sl [and read all about dragonfly on roadtovr] – news from daily…

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 #19: back to the future of the metaverse

you know that old joke: a trans-humanist walks into second life and… well: in the case of our [slightly botched] taping yesterday a bunch of really nice trans-humanists wanted to discuss various aspects of the metaverse and subsequently crashed the sim. however some stuff we caught via google hangout audio stream so enjoy the leftovers……