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 […]


“To Reveal Art and Conceal the Artist is Art’s Aim” (O. Wilde)

Wilde wrote so in his Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, meaning that Art (with capital A) exists absolutely, that is, as an absolute and thanks to its own power, despite the fact that the creative hand must be human. On the other hand, the Grand Tour did exactly that: show Art’s work magnificently […]

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 […]

There’s a big universe, out there!

I meant to go slowly. I meant. I had imagined I would write reflectively about my experiences in Second Life, one after the other in the neat way a blog requires. But virtual worlds are real whirls of experience. They are AA: absolutely addictive. So here am I, in the middle of a (virtual) world […]