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I am nominated!!!

I am nominated!!!

I am nominated! Yes you read well. After my previous post about awards and fame in Second Life and how silly they can be,  I actually was nominated myself! That’s the most ironical thing that ever could happen and I should refuse it to not […]

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

  Definition of Augmentative An augmentative (abbreviated aug) is a morphological form of a word which expresses greater intensity, often in size but also in other attributes. It is the opposite of a diminutive. Since over augmenting something often makes it grotesque, in some languages […]

Thou shall not be doomed

Thou shall not be doomed

The Twin Powers Many of us have been raised with a certain religious idea about Heaven and Hell. They always come together like a Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde being our only way out of life whenever it is your time to say goodbye. I […]

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

Of days gone by Warning   . .  because of  many YOUTUBE links in this post, the page will load pretty slow probably. Have some patience please. Watching whatever kind of media these days means receiving an overload of retrospections. Most of them nostalgic. It is […]

The Proteus Effect

The Proteus Effect

Dream The other night I had a scary dream.  I was alone in a house at a very remote place. The house was being entered by a giant spaceship. The last thing I remember is how an individual in cyber outfit looked through the window, […]

Hitler in your heart

Hitler in your heart

The dark force in us We all have a shadow side, a dark force, according to Carl Gustav Jung and I can only agree on that. That’s why this blog starts with a shadow song from Antony and the Johnsons: hitler in my heart. Please […]

Only lovers left alive

Only lovers left alive

A careless carer I still am not completely sure what has gotten into me since the beginning of April, but I do know I was the last one to expect myself to become so detached from Second Life and virtual existences in general as I […]

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Black  Mirror This week I started to watch Season 4 from the Black Mirror series by Charlie Brooker.  The first episode is called USS Callister, which clearly relates to the USS Enterprise from the famous Star Trek series by Gene Roddenberry.  In USS Callister the […]

Avatarus Sapiens

Avatarus Sapiens

Get Lost Gem Preiz is a man of wisdom and the creator of Sapiens at LEA 9.  At the entrance of Sapiens you are told to get lost. The notecard with information about Sapiens is very clear about that:  “Sapiens” is an installation which is not […]

To be naked or nude, what shall it be?

To be naked or nude, what shall it be?

Naked or Nude It is very easy to be nude in Second Life. People do it all the time and no one really is offended anymore by seeing a nude avatar, except maybe the ones that stick to general sims only. To be naked is […]