show #134: michelle on sundance vr

as we go to air the sundance film festival is about to conclude with one more day of parties, films and yes: vr! our guest today is a successful indie media maker/singer/gamer michelle osorio and she went there – as she has done for the past 15 years  – and she puts in her two…

show #129: trump + vr = ?

in our new beautiful authoritarian world how will the proliferation of vr tech impact our lives?   come out of your dreamworld for just an hour and enjoy aral balkan give you a dose of real reality about big data and all that jazz: more to read now: our guest aral balkan from ind.ie –…

show #102: sundance the day after

no sl on the show today, i am sorry: bumped into podcaster kent bye from voices of vr at sundance 2016 [i was there non vr related for a nominated short film] & kent did all the 37 vr experiences offered. here is our jet-lagged and biased analysis of the offerings: and more to come…

show #91: celia pearce on everything!!

celia pearce teaches game design and game history, she is a pirate in second life, wrote books on play and digital communities & of course co-founded the indiecade festival which is going on in los angeles right as we are posting this very show. enjoy a candid conversation with an important thinker in the space of…

show #82: catching up

a new linden lab project and older [yet NOT expired] tape from svvr 2015 are on today’s drax files radio menu. we do hope you enjoy words of wisdom from some bright minds [yes, we mean the guests, not us!] and more to read on the matters discussed below: adele kling remembered project sansar has started from fusion’s patrick…

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…