Joining over 100 “real” cities, today the “virtual city” of Medici University became the 1st ever Jane’s Walk in cyberspace!
The Egyptians believed in reincarnation or the transmigration of the soul. They thought the soul transmigrated from body to body and this was a reason why they embalmed the body.
Medici University is a masterpiece of indeterminacy! A complex system embracing the chaos of life, the outcome of MU cannot be predicted, but only lived.
Medici University is home to 6 artist’s studio neighborhoods: 5 for the ordinary, and 1 for those with creativity & courage: The Maria Neighborhood.
In January I had a wonderful visit with Ama Ree, and now it’s time once more to meetup with my “friends list.” This month: “C & D” friends.
My cousin Teresa took me to an incredibly expensive dinner. It was great! But was it real? What makes something real? The cost? Or is perception reality?
Collection of blog posts about Medici University.
Medici University Guiding Principles Part 1. The design of our campus. The influence of Jane Jacobs & Penny Patton. Next week, the design of our curriculum.
When my sister Fiona couldn’t have a skybox at Medici University she drove her Airstream off in a huff. Now I get “how hurt & lied to I feel” emails.
An index to the insightful, compelling ideas on Penny Patton’s blog The Digital Pasture. In 4 years, a mere 44 posts sets the bar for understanding VR.
Micol Hebron’s starting a new painting, glitter & vulva project and wants you to send her drawings of your vulvas. Tee Corinne style (Cunt Coloring book).
Medici University Provost, Isabella Medici, has today announced The Bia Awards for blogging in virtual worlds. Awards to broadcast from Medici U on 22 Feb
Challenge #5 invites you to channel your inner Garry Winogrand and photograph the life of the virtual street.
I recently upgraded from Google Chrome v38 to Google Chrome v39, and with it came improvements to Chrome’s already great support for multiple identities.
Scarlett Luv-Star’s opened the Bacon Barista coffee shop at Medici University! Terrace has views of Lake Dianora & Eleonora Slough. BB’s located MU-Maria-6.
In Artist Challenge #4, your mission is to use Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Ecstasy of St. Teresa as the inspiration for a portrait of your own avatar ecstasy.
A letter to Nadia Halim, Global Cities Coordinator, Jane’s Walk, about ideas for Jane’s Walk SL 2015, featuring a tour of the Pedestrian Access project.
Year 2 of NH Rebellion VR: Merriam Galaxy, Isabella Medici, Vanessa Blaylock & friends join RL walkers in a VR walk for campaign finance reform. Watch live!
After a year-and-a-half jetting off to Zurich or gawd knows where she goes, my sister, Fiona Blaylock, finally turned up at Medici University on Sunday.
Newton & I had a conversation about art & culture in cyberspace. ARTiculate INVESTigate is a consideration of how public art functions in virtual community.
Artist Challenge #3: Izima Kaoru: Landscapes with a Corpse. Contemplate your own demise. Put on something great from your favorite designer. Photograph it.
Treadmill Desks Part 2: Building a Treadmill Desk. Here are many examples of building a treadmill desk from very low cost to mid to high. Home or office.
The SIM Handover for Pedestrian Access, the 26 hectare collaboration between Gracie Kendal, Isabella Medici, Lemonodo Oh, and Misprint Thursday was on 1 Jan.
Ama Ree is the first person in my 2015 project to actually meetup with all of the 300+ “friends” on my SL “friends list.” It was great to finally meet!
Miraculously, Betty Tureaud, Ze Moo & Agyness O’Sharple all rezzed on the same day: 11 Jan 2007. Join us for Sunday’s Rezdaypalooza celebrating them.
Inspired by Marina Abramovic’s 1975 performance Role Exchange, I invite avatars to trade places for a night. Wear another skin. Live another life.
If you work, play, or learn online, you’re probably sitting an unhealthy number of hours a day. Today: the why of Treadmill Desks; next week: the how.
WordPress is an amazing platform and plugins make it even more personal and powerful. Here are my Top 10 WordPress Plugins 2014. Big thanks to the authors!
Jane Jacobs’ book “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” describes “the spontaneous ballet of the street.” Wikipedia is a platform that features that ballet.
Yesterday Isabella Medici published applications for Medici University for Spring Semester 2015. She’s put 4 applications online. You can apply to be a Student, Faculty, Staff, or open a Retail Shop at the University.