The DraxFiles Radio Hour: Sansar Anxiety

I’m grateful to Draxtor Despres for inviting me to participate as a panelist for the first episode of Season 3 of the DraxFiles Radio Hour [with Jo Yardley]. I was joined by Bill Glover, Founder of Bright Canopy (the browser-based Second Life viewer) and Josh Farka, Founder of Guided Meditation VR, a virtual-reality relaxation application designed for the Oculus Rift.

New Survey: How much do you mix your real life with your Second Life?

Recently, I participated in a Plurk discussion where people debated the merits of sharing their real life identity (from images to real names) with other Second Life residents. I heard many arguments against this idea, and several arguments in its favour. Unsatisfied, I want to know what Second Life residents actually do, and what they think, about this very interesting question.

Richard De Grataine Suoh wins this week’s “Scenes from Paradise Lost” Photography Contest Prize

I’m delighted to award our first week’s “Scenes from Paradise Lost” Photography Contest Prize of L$ 1000 to Richard De Grataine Suoh, who submitted the image you see featured on this post. The judges, John Herring of Windlight Magazine and Caitlin Tobias (Official Photographer for Paradise Lost), and I unanimously selected Richard’s imaginative and technically powerful photograph.

Vulnerable… Threadbare… Heartfelt… Survivor

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Saoirse reviews Canary Beck’s personal gallery on the Basilique Sim:  Basilique: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Our%20Island/112/123/24 Take some time to stroll in the lovely square in the Basilique Town soon.  Home to the Paradise Lost in Second Life, this area is teaming with details and authentic landscapes of an Italian village nestled in the northern…