Second Life

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Vote for me on the SXSW Panel Picker

I can’t be self-promotional all alone here, people. I need your help! Vote for meeeee! My proposal is up for...

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SXSW Interactive 2009 – Funologists live and in person: Guerilla Game Research

Happy news! I was invited to be a panelist at the South by Southwest Interactive conference next month, as part...

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Drunken blog post #3

The Thursday night Linden Lab whisky tasting has degraded in the traditional way. I’m surrounded by tipy nerds, discussing the...

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Librarians love Liquor

In which I write about my evening as though it appeared in a social column: Librarians-turned-Software-Goons Sarah Dilling and Erica...

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More Second Life employee Rap Battles

Oh yes. The IRC Rap Battles continue at Linden Lab, creators of Second Life. My friend Bridie is in town,...

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Wikipedia entry on a Second Life location

I took a stab at writing a Wikipedia stub on one of my favorite Second Life locations, Caledon, the steampunk/Victorian...

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Library Tourism

I visited my local Bernal Heights library branch this afternoon, in search of a place to sit and read. It...

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Arr! Yahoo, prepare to be boarded!

With the recent news of Yahoo’s potential acquisition by vile Microsoft and its prior layoff of 1000 hardworking geeks, there...

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Wanna be a user tester?

Want $40? Got 90 minutes or so? Want to get paid to check out a 3-D virtual world? My employer...

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Nerdcore Rap Battles in which I have participated…

In my new role as a user experience goon at Second Life, I’m often called upon to participate in rap...

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