Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

The taste of rhubarb

How do you explain Second Life to someone who has no knowledge or understanding of it? I don’t mean in simple terms, but in the sense of the complexities of how it makes us feel, the way it influences our … Continue reading

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Good old fashioned fun

A recent evening inworld was a little, shall we say ‘surreal’. Surreal in the sense that, had it been possible to behave in the same manner in RL, arrests would certainly have been made. Thankfully, this was not RL and … Continue reading

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I’m sorry Dave

Somebody famous died this week in, their nineties; somebody who influenced the way we interpret the world around us and whom most of us can quote without even thinking about it. And it wasn’t Stan Lee. This person, who passed … Continue reading

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Sapiosexual

I think maybe I owe an apology – not to anybody in particular, but maybe to the virtual world in general. It’s an apology for over-simplifying certain aspects of virtual life, and lumping a whole range of behaviours and pursuits … Continue reading

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And you think tier is high?

I’ve been hearing about Decentraland for some time now, and for the most part, I haven’t really taken much notice developments, however recently I came across a mainstream video news article featuring this new virtual world, and it made for … Continue reading

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You’d be home by now

Have you ever seen one of those signs at the side of the road, usually situated on a new housing development, subtly appealing to the commuter stuck in a traffic queue for the fifth time that week… “If you lived … Continue reading

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Gargoyles

Spending the amount of time that I do travelling by rail around the country means that a lot of that time is spent gazing out of windows at the scenery passing by, both countryside and architecture. As you pass fleetingly … Continue reading

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Intruder alert!

Hi. Is that technical support? I have a problem with my monitor. Yes, it’s working just fine, but there is a bit of an issue with it. Well, there’s a smudge on the screen. No, it’s clean – no fingerprints, … Continue reading

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/me blinks. Rubs eyes. Shrugs…

I’ve occasionally had cause to wonder whether having spent time around and in SL can encourage your to be more tolerant and accepting in the real world? If I’m honest, I think it’s probably unlikely that it does, and that … Continue reading

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Out of credit

Am I the only person baffled by the strange continuity links that TV companies seem to think are essential to keep viewing audiences amused these days? Not owning a TV myself, I’m not sure how long this has been a … Continue reading

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