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  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files World Makers Episode 42 Death Row Designs

    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 42 Death Row Designs

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 42: Death Row Designs] Jaimy Hancroft makes a living creating 3D content in the virtual world of Second Life. Yes, this still seems an esoteric concept for some: bills and vacations paid for by assembling pixels? Well

  • The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 41: Vista Animations]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 41: Vista Animations]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 41: Vista Animations] “Your avatar is you”, says CEO of Vista Animations/MoCap Barcelona Vista Barnes and his colleague Vista Design adds: “You put a little bit of your soul in there!”.That des

  • 06:30 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 40: Bernhard Dörries]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 40: Bernhard Dörries]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 40: Bernhard Dörries] [**** PLEASE CHOOSE SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH OR GERMAN! FOR ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT GO TO http://bit.ly/tdf40_english ***] Bernhard Dörries has had a successful career in film: from his early sh

  • 03:30 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 39: Sergio Delacruz]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 39: Sergio Delacruz]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 39: Sergio Delacruz] Is Second Life a game? "No!" answers game designer Sergio Delacruz from Sicily decisively: "It is a virtual world where I can imagine and build whatever I like. For example a game. But I don't hav

  • 15:05 Popular Q&A with Draxtor Despres on machinima

    Q&A with Draxtor Despres on machinima

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    Q&A with Draxtor Despres on machinima Draxtor Despres is a prolific Second Life machinima producer, known for shows such as 'Drax Files: World Builders' and 'Flufee on a Meshion'. In this Q&A interview, Drax gives us an insight into his work and t

  • 03:30 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 38: Eboni Khan]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 38: Eboni Khan]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 38: Eboni Khan] "My income from my Second Life sales enabled me to raise my son after I was laid off during the recession!" says fashion designer Eboni Khan who started her Hucci brand of virtual female clothing over

  • 03:30 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 37: Non Profit Commons]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 37: Non Profit Commons]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 37: Non Profit Commons "The barrier to entry in Second Life is very low and for people in the non-profit sector who want to reach a global audience we can make it even simpler!" says Rhiannon Chatnoir aka Joyce Betten

  • 03:30 The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 36: Sominel Edelman]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 36: Sominel Edelman]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 36: Sominel Edelman] "People feel a sense of presence in Second Life without any fancy input devices simply because they are touched by the relationships with others they have in the moment. I help them to feel they b

  • 01:32 Popular The Drax Files World Makers Episode 35: come  & join us on set

    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 35: come & join us on set

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    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 35: come & join us on set The next TDF will all be about Project Bento and the new SL avatar skeleton. It will tell the story how this came about and how Lindens, residents and moles collaborated to make it happen.

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 34: Cheeky Pea]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 34: Cheeky Pea]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 34: Cheeky Pea] The mainstream media likes to point out how "living online" destroys relationships in the "real" world but for one American-Scottish couple the virtual world of Second Life became a facilitator: a cond

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 33: Luxembourg 1867]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 33: Luxembourg 1867]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 33: Luxembourg 1867] "Of course every museum should have something like this" says Pit Vinandy, referring to the virtual reality component at Fort Thüngen Museum and the City Museum of Luxembourg, where his team

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 31: Tom Boellstorff]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 31: Tom Boellstorff]

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    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 31: Tom Boellstorff] Anthropologist Tom Boellstorff sees no difference between doing ethnographic research in Indonesia or among the residents of a digital universe like Second Life. "The challenge is always time" he

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files World Makers Episode 29: Insilico

    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 29: Insilico

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    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 29: Insilico "I was raised in the Native American tradition to never lose my awe of the world" says designer and storyteller Stark Osterham who runs the sprawling cyberpunk city Insilico together with a handful of other

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 24: MadameThespian Underhill]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 24: MadameThespian Underhill]

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    On Demand "Second Life levels the playing field when we interact with each other", says actress MadameThespian Underhill who directs the virtual reality theatre troupe Artist Repertory Theatre in SL. A.R.T has been performing live theatre in the virtual w

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 23: loz Hyde]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [Episode 23: loz Hyde]

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    On Demand Although 3D designer loz Hyde has a creative day job - he is getting paid to breathe digital life into Hollywood blockbusters such as Terminator and Guardians of the Galaxy - the user-created universe of Second Life holds a special place in his

  • 01:33 Popular Avatars for Net Neutrality!

    Avatars for Net Neutrality!

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    Avatars for Net Neutrality! While we might not be able to get rid of all lag in Second Life we most certainly should raise our voice in the battle for the net. So: residents [also the ones outside of the US] please visit http://www.battleforthenet.com and

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers Episode 22: Virtual Health Adventures

    The Drax Files: World Makers Episode 22: Virtual Health Adventures

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    On Demand “Second Life is the perfect place for amputees to overcome emotional trauma by sharing stories and realizing they are not alone!” says Sandra L. Winkler, assistant professor at NOVA University in Florida, teaching occupational therap

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers  Episode 21: Editorial Clarity

    The Drax Files: World Makers Episode 21: Editorial Clarity

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    On Demand "Second Life helped me discover what I am good at and what I would like to pursue" says 23-year old Edi Clarity, who runs a successful interior design magazine in the digital universe: "I am not a creator, but I create spaces that hopefully insp

  • 01:33 Popular The Drax Files World Makers: Stories from Second Life

    The Drax Files World Makers: Stories from Second Life

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    In the digital universe known as Second Life, a vibrant global community transcends boundaries of cultural, ethnic and generational nature: with unlimited possibilities to explore, make or sell anything one can imagine, stories of individual empowerment a

  • Popular The Drax Files World Makers  Episode 19 Virtual Chemistry

    The Drax Files World Makers Episode 19 Virtual Chemistry

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    "The students using the replicated lab in Second Life had better retention of information than the students only using the physical lab!" Wendy Keeney-Kennicutt from Texas A&M University is excited about the preliminary findings of her study about how

  • 05:00 Popular The Drax Files: World Makers [ Episode 8: MadPea Games]

    The Drax Files: World Makers [ Episode 8: MadPea Games]

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    On Demand The debate if SecondLife is a game or not is alive and well at least since on NBC's The Office [2007] Dwight Schrute rejects a narrow definition of the vast virtual world in which he "plays" a paper salesman.Meanwhile, Finland based design compa