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“Our dreams are a second life.” ~Gerard de Nerval

Everything you ever wanted to know about Second Life in a tasty package: Drax Files Radio Hour

By Cat Boccaccio. Here’s a fun thing to try: Pretend you have never even heard of Second Life, let alone toddled along wasting (or not wasting) hours of your time … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ancient Avatars offer Advice: Second Life veterans talk to the newbies

By Buttercup Thursday. When I signed up for my first Second Life account over seven years ago and stumbled online, I don’t remember having a mentor to provide sage advice … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

Disability, anonymity, and the dark side of the Internet

Excerpted from an article by Jax Jacki Brown in Ramp Up, 20 Jan 2014 The Internet has been hailed as one of the most revolutionary advances in terms of how we communicate … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

7 Things I Love about Second Life! Um, Really.

By Buttercup Thursday. The challenge was offered: For a change, could I write about something I really like about Second Life instead of gripe about the things that make me … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Second Life is not a place where lonely people go,” says Scottius Polke in Drax Files Episode 15

By Cat Boccaccio. I remember the first Scottius Polke exhibit I visited back in 2008 at Mater Rhode’s Mountain High gallery. The display consisted of images of Scottius’ first life … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Discipline is for Dummies! And other Second Life New Year’s Resolutions

By Cat Boccaccio. We are far enough into the New Year that many of us have already abandoned our NY resolutions and are back to eating chicken skin and bacon, … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 1 Comment


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