Sim Street Journal Issue 3, 2013
EXPLORES THE RELEVANCE OF SECOND TO FIRST LIFE
• integrating both worlds • magicians, music, movement • criticism and advice
(Please see the in-world release or download Sim Street Journal #3 for more photographs, articles, and functionality. Also available on MARKETPLACE).
The infrastructure of the virtual world is fueled by passion. So many creative thinkers are behind the scenes, they form an ideal setting, while underneath the surface, they are continually improving the tools. Upon the stage, interacting directly with audiences, the musically talented best integrate real and virtual lives. And finally, the credentialed critics speak out:
• Eleanor Medier asks leading entrepreneurs and artists how they integrate the virtual world with the real.
“The Best of Both” reflects on priorities and balance between worlds, while they complement.
• Machess Lemton is the quintessential entrepreneur who uses both her engineering and creative sides.
“Quest to Do It Better” tells explains the challenge of products that make doing business a lot more fun.
• Sparkie Cyberstar helps virtual live music thrive through inspired management and business insight.
“Supporting the Stage” explains how Sparkie uses her promotional skills to support careers.
• TerryLynn Melody is a professional real life musician, but finds that her virtual career is as vital.
“Only of the Heart” describes her beliefs about building a name in the metaverse.
• Throughthesewalls Moody continues her exploration of music, money, and meaning.
“Closer though Farther” debates the validity of real to virtual in the lessons, and applications from each.
• Galilla Sinatra, Rug Halberd, and Martin Yeats collaborate to refine avatar movement. Behind the smoothest choreography is the science of adapting realism.
“A Moving Momentum” exemplifies how the Spot On trio handles innovative business approaches.
• Ann SLanders mirrors the real life Ann Landers who guided three generations and defined etiquette.
“Ask Ann” gives advice on delicate virtual conflicts, with wise, humorous, and sometimes sarcastic answers.
PREMIERS IN-WORLD ONLY
• Eleanor Medier and Heavy Writer banter about the 3d installations of Nino Vichan, Cica Ghost, and Mantis Oh, recipients of LEA grants.
“Arguing Abstraction” reveals how Eleanor tries toeducate Heavy on the fine points of purely visual statements.
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