Monthly Archives: August 2008

In the Midnight Hour

Being one of the lesser gods – that is, one with a full array of superpowers who chooses to use them in the service of exploration, observation and discovery – I spend a good deal of time wandering in the … Continue reading

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What Big Fins You Have, My Dear

Avatar-shopping at Tekeli-li!, the main source for the ingenious work of Tekelili Tantalus, a Second Life artist and designer specializing in bizarre and intricate wearables inspired by dark fantasy themes. Beginning several Linden years ago in a small gallery, she … Continue reading

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My Appearance on Metaverse TV

I recently appeared on The Late Show , with Angelico Babii, to discuss my controversial presentation at the SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles in mid-August. Controversial because, as the only artist on a panel dominated by CEOs and engineers, I … Continue reading

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First Birthday Now Virtual Worlds Day

I took some time off to celebrate my first birthday at Help Island on August 20 (a day now universally known as Virtual Worlds Day) with a friend who, thoughtfully, showed up as a glowing space alien. After a few … Continue reading

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Speaking Beauty to Power

Whoa. Compared to the rest of these guys on this panel I was a certifiable, card-carrying newbie. In fact, it had puzzled me for some time why I had even been invited to participate in this thing in the first … Continue reading

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