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Twitter twouble, Twinity,
twaumas and twibutes – Life On Line, March 1st
Animated internet TV talk show Life On Line takes a playful look at how people use their online time for news and entertainment, creativity, love, friendship, business, shopping, political engagement, work and play.
February 27th, 2009 – Holograms, the trouble with Twitter, Twinity machinima contest, Australian bushfires plus more music and news – Life On Line, March 1st.
Steve Cropper’s interview guests include co-founder of the virtual world Twinity, Jeremy Snyder, about the exciting new gothic machinima contest there and plans for more virtual cities to be released onto the internet in 2009.
Social Networks guru Andrew Peters looks at the changing face of Twitter and reports on US Military plans to use holograms to keep service personnel in touch with their families while stationed overseas.
Newsman Sigmund Leominster reports on a new virtual world, based on European Football, how Manchester Business School is using virtual worlds to train their senior executives, how Everquest can trigger depression - and the safest way to experience the running of the bulls in Spain - virtually.
On a more serious note, we take a look at a moving tribute in music and pictures by some Second Lifers to the victims of the devastating bush fires in Australia with their song, 'Too Many Tears'.
And American singer/song writer Dann Russo performs 'Parking Lot Kings'.
That's coming up March 1st right here, on Life On Line.
Life On Line includes a cast of seasoned bloggers, journalists and entertainers including internet band, SpaceJunky - three people living in the US, Australia and Malaysia who collaborate, record, produce and market their music entirely online.
The cast also includes a practicing Sydney Psychotherapist whose online name is Dr Roman Candle. He covers a range of behavioural issues describing how people interact with each other in a virtual environment.
Virtual worlds Second Life, Twinity and Entropia Universe (Calypso) are well represented with dedicated correspondents reporting on each. There are guest comedians and musicians and interviews with people making news across the internet.
In social media style, content for the show is driven by viewers who can join the viewers’ group and offer their thoughts and ideas for content on the program and the future direction of the show.
Life On Line launched a pilot episode as an experiment on February 1st. That pilot episode has now been viewed more than 15,000 times around the world. The first official edition of the show went online on February 15th and has already grown an audience of closer to 20,000 viewers through a network of 19 websites and growing.
Life On Line is free to any website including private blogs and personal websites. Information is available at www.life-on-line.tv.
Enquiries contact Tanya Robertson (RL) Bella Dutton (SL)