State of the Blog

In this first “State of the Blog” overview, we learn that Wendz’ Minecraft 1.6.2 post is hot! Peeps can’t take their eyes off Arthurine’s BDSM in Second Life post. And Agnes’ Laugh out Loud just keeps going and going!

Tiled Galleries

Hi Guys! We now have sexy new “Tiled Galleries!” Besides inserting an “image” in your post, you can insert a series of images as a “gallery” that can be clicked to launch slide show mode. Up till yesterday those galleries looked like this: Starting today we also get “Rectangles” And …

iRez World!

In this holiday season we’ve been reminiscing on 2012, our diverse pool of authors, our diverse identities, and the lives and worlds that we inhabit. About half of the 31 iRez authors have specified some geographic location on their Gravatar profile, and so I’ve plotted those icons on a world …

Dear Authors

Hi All! iRez is back from blog limbo! It seems like everything is back and good. There are a few broken links here and there, so just shout to me or Van when you find one. All of our posts and categories are back, but the one thing that didn’t …

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays Our virtual salon had 31 contributing authors in 2012, all the way from Agnes to Yordie, with “K” being the most popular letter, representing Kat, Katie, Krista and Kristine. Erika Mitchell (better known by the pseudonym E. L. James) didn’t contribute to iRez this year, still, her 2011 …

Memolane (rawks!)

The awesome platform Memolane has an embed feature! You can “Make your Lane” and get a simple script to paste and embed it as you see above. If you’re my Facebook friend or Twitter follower you already know I’m a Memolane junkie. After they “suck up” all your content sprawling …

iRez on RockMelt

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 19 August — You have a wonderful lot of web browser choices today — haha, “Mac vs PC?” Who cares! The browser is the new OS! One popular choice today is Google Chrome, and you may know that Google released a large portion of the Chrome source …

TweetChat

THE TWITTERVERSE, 15 August — I’ve just finished my 2nd “TweetChat.” I do love Twitter, and TweetChat is a cool platform for turning Twitter into a group discussion. Still, it’s a strange space to me. This Tweetchat was with Games MOOC, and the 1st was with Arts Management Chat. Both …

How 2 Read

The iRez Virtual Salon’s Home Page has all the latest news from our many virtual worlds and cultural conversations. Think of it like a magazine table of contents: from here you can click on whatever interests you. From anywhere, to get back here, just click the title itself “I Rez …

Feeding the Zuck

MENLO PARK, CA, 19 July — Mixed reality artist Kristine Schomaker joined the iRez group of authors today and posted a wonderful report on her “Mixed Reality Haircut” from Saturday. In just a couple of hours the post had already received 33 “likes” on Facebook, and 4 “likes” here on …

Author Help Pages

Greetings iRez Authors! We’ve added a couple new categories on the home page “About” Menu: • Blogging Tips – a selection of posts that might be helpful to any blogger. Mostly pieces from the MMO-NBI (MMO Newbie Blogger Initiative) • Author Help Pages – a few pages that are specifically …