When wounded warriors return home, they face long term care and recovery, often isolated from their family. TATRC is now developing the Amputee Virtual Environment Support Space on the Second Life Enterprise platform as a virtual clinic where amputees, their families and healthcare providers connect to supplement care and improve the quality of life of […]
Second Life Machinima Video Reports
The K2C Project recently brought together architecture students from Cairo and Los Angeles, who developed an urban space between the pyramids and the new Grand Egyptian Museum, using the virtual world of Second Life as a collaborative design tool. Architect David Denton, who worked on Disney Hall with Frank Gehry among many other California landmarks, […]
Draxtor is visiting his roots but can’t help pondering issues of avatars, virtual worlds, the global village with its interconnectivity and how the revolution of 3D worlds is affecting us all!
Draxtor is visiting his roots but can’t help pondering issues of avatars, virtual worlds, the global village with its interconnectivity and how the revolution of 3D worlds is affecting us all! About Draxtor Despres Bernhard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature film. His orchestral score for the Disney romantic comedy “Sommer” gained critical […]
A collaboration with the USC Annenberg School of Journalism & the Center For Investigative Reporting, based on the PBS Frontline World series “CarbonWatch”. This machinima showcases the proof of concept Second Life experience, which you can visit at Public Diplomacy Island in SL anytime. Written, directed & produced by Nonny dela Pena. About Draxtor Despres […]
A band comprised of Second Life talkshow Goddess Pooky Amsterdam has collaborated with Draxtor Despres and German House/Electronica producer Samuel’s Dream, to produce this comical video. This response to The Guild’s “Date My Avatar” takes on heavy-duty themes like lonliness and redemption as well as commenting on general issues of virtual celebrity.
Dissatisfied with a recent PBS Frontline piece on the “Digital Nation”, Mr. Despres went to Second Life & was impressed how teachers in the trenches use technology to transform American education. Draxtor thought we were doomed, but now – optimism has returned! About Draxtor Despres Bernhard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature film. […]
Draxtor faced a terrible dilemma recently: which machine to purchase for his machinima work! A lifetime fan of Macintosh he bit the bullet and is now using Windows XP running in Bootcamp. It did help that a well-known computer dude on his visit to Second Life offered Draxtor friendship and some good advice!
About TechSoup’s Nonprofits In Second Life, Nonprofit Commons project. Learn more about how nonprofits are making a real-world difference through virtual world work. About Draxtor Despres Bernhard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature film. His orchestral score for the Disney romantic comedy “Sommer” gained critical acclaim in Germany as the film remained among […]
At a recent panel discussion in Second Life, hosted by the US Department of State, experts from industry and the non-profit world pondered some fairly topical questions: to tele-commute OR not to tele-commute? Are 3D worlds a good place to do serious work? Are Avatars with yellow faces a provocation for management? Draxtor Despres was […]