Following the terrorist attacks of November 13th in Paris, I visited Paris 1900 and its Eiffel Tower in Second Life a few times and found a net of solidarity there. People held plaques and wore pins to show their support to the city and the victims. I like to think of Second Life’s user base […]Read More Standing for Paris in Second Life
“Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.” Herman Melville In Second Life, many of us build homes. We have houses, apartments or skyboxes and fill them with stuff that we like. We decorate, we landscape, we create our own safe havens. We try to mirror ourselves in them, we hang photos and artwork on the walls, […]Read More What is a home for in a virtual world?
Someone really important in my life – whom I met in SL – recently left us. I don’t intend to speculate here whether he is in a better place or in no place at all. He is gone, and I’ll leave it like that. But then, he is not really gone. As I stated from […]Read More He’s gone – and he’s not: to Keebo, with love
Yamato was an emblematic Japanese battleship that ended up sunk by the American forces during World War II. However, for those who grew up in the 1970s and the 1980s, she was also the spacecraft that took Captain Okita (or Captain Avatar) and Susumu Kodai (or Derek Wildstar) and their crew to their adventures in […]Read More An alien visits a Japanese WWII battleship
This is the big weekend in 2012 for Relay For Life of Second Life. “Relay For Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society and has been active, and continually growing in Second Life, for 7 years” – and, on July 14th and 15th, the ACS holds its big event for this year’s […]Read More For those who have never left, with love