Monthly Archives: January 2011

A GRAND DAY OUT.

A GRAND DAY OUT. Not so long ago, I was doing a random parachute jump in SL. The idea is that you fly really high (I use a jetpack so I can fly higher than unaided flight allows) and then … Continue reading

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THINKERS JAN 25 2011: GAME ON FOR UTOPIA?

Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers![2011/01/25 15:32]  Khannea Suntzu: Thank you dear Extropia[2011/01/25 15:32]  Extropia DaSilva: Today the topic under discussion is…*drum roll*….[2011/01/25 15:32]  Extropia DaSilva: GAME ON FOR UTOPIA: GPS-enabled mobile devices, networked sensors and other technologies are enabling us … Continue reading

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THINKERS JANUARY 18 2011: NEEDLESS THINGS

Extropia DaSilva: NEEDLESS THINGS: In ‘The Cultural Contradiction of Captialism’, Daniel Bell explained how ours is an economy created not to feed our belly, but our lifestyle. Arguably, this reached its pinnacle with SL, where nothing you buy is essential … Continue reading

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THINKERS 11th JAN 2011: ALL THE MYRIAD WAYS

Extropia DaSilva: Today we are discussing…ALL THE MYRIAD WAYS…[2011/01/11 15:30]  Extropia DaSilva: ALL THE MRYRIAD WAYS: The cosmic microwave background has provided tentative evidence in favour of eternal inflation, a theory in which there are parallel universes, some with laws … Continue reading

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Gwyn Llewelyn’s ‘Evil Conspiracy’ part two

My next stop was to get in touch with the person who probably knew most about proxies and digital personas in the whole Metaverse. Mostly to prove a point, Extropia DaSilva had so many proxies that it was really impossible … Continue reading

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Gwyn Llewelyn’s ‘Evil Conspiracy’ part one.

Gwyneth llewelyn gave me permission to reprint her terrific science-fiction tale, which was her entry to Lalo Tellings’ “Avatarian” anthology of avatar-related stories. Part I — No more Meatspace It dawned one of those days when the transition between night and … Continue reading

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THINKERS JAN 04 2011: HAIL TO THE CHIEF

Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers 2011![2011/01/04 15:32]  Olav Svenson: firestorm or something will take over the progression, but there adding in the UI so thatt was why.. i guess adding that into phoenix might deter ppl’s interest in the viewer.[2011/01/04 … Continue reading

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