show #127: vr in germany [part1: cospaces]

yes there is a vr startup in good ol’ germany [maybe even more than one?] and we visited their hq in munich.   interesting to note that far away from silicon valley we find a ethos that is very reminiscent of the early second life promise… [btw if this topic is not enough sl = at…

show #86: curious george

back in the glorious days of ’08 the scilands archipelago of sims was home to MICA which stands for meta-institute for computational astrophysics. among many thriving exhibits run by a number of other institutions, MICA held public lectures and was focused on communicating with the enthusiastic science “amateur”. our guest today is curious george aka caltech professor…

show #28: lunch with a lifer [part 1: stefan weiss]

muenchen is a popular tourist spot in real life and in second life it too has been thriving albeit only since 2007 and not 1158. the capital of bavaria in the virtual world is a lovingly put together group of sims. it recreates not only the landmark buildings around the historic marienplatz center but through events…