Ready Player One: Spielberg vede lontano

[English version at the bottom] Sono appena tornata dal cinema, erano mesi che non ci andavo. È Pasqua, la giornata perfetta per un film. Fra tutti, scegliere è stato facile (qui il trailer). Una fiaba, non Orwell. Il grande vecchio è amorevolmente paterno e i cattivi muoiono o vengono neutralizzati (Spielberg è davvero tanto tanto […]

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Celebrating Through Arts in Virtual Worlds

Human beings remain human even when they wear the most extraordinary avatars in a completely digital (mind, not “unreal”) environment, and therefore keep busy having fun, socializing and creating. Wherever it is possible to have the three aspects together, avatars multiply and thrive. I would not say, nevertheless, that this is nothing “serious”. Very often […]

Immaterial Archeology

When I phone my far-away elderly mom, she wants the latest news from the worlds out there. Think of her, living through H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, Philip Dick, Star Treck, Star Wars and Avatar, to her own daughter teleporting! Think of her precious precious feelings and reflections about the fast-changing world! They will soon be […]

Techno Tower of Babel

When I told my (wonderful) first instructors that a SecondLifese-English glossary was much needed, they found the idea interesting. After long bewilderment and a few glorious misunderstandings, rezzing and prims and huds acquired some meaning and I started speaking the same way, basically for lack of alternatives. Now there’s this little problem. I have absolutely […]