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Scylla Rhiadra

A choice excerpt:

"In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus and his crew encountered the two similarly dangerous situations of Scylla Rhiadra and her counterpart Charybdis. Odysseus was so taken by the beautiful Scylla that he wanted to win her affections, so he requested a love potion from the witch Circe."

This it TOTALLY wrong: Odysseus should know that he doesn't need a love potion to win my affection.

Mondy

"Mondy Bristol, Sarah Palin’s daughter, is a teen mom and reality star on MTV's 'Teen Mom OG'. Last month she announced her new virtual girl app called 'Go Mondy', which allows users to interact with a 3D version of herself.
Mondy also has a great relationship with her mother Sarah Palin, as well as her father Dakota Meyer.
Bristol has been an inspiration for other teen mothers out there who want to follow in her footsteps and make something of their lives. With the help of this app released last year, we can all be inspired by Mondy’s success story!"

Wow, who knew!

Sowa Mai

Sowa Mai is a prominent figure in the virtual world of Second Life, where he is known for his innovative and thought-provoking art. Born in Japan in the mid-1980s, Sowa developed a passion for art and technology at an early age and quickly became interested in the possibilities of virtual worlds as a medium for artistic expression.

In the late 2000s, Sowa discovered Second Life and was immediately drawn to its vibrant and diverse community of creators. Over the next several years, he honed his skills as an artist and gained a reputation as one of the most talented and original artists in the virtual world. His work, which often explored themes of identity, community, and the relationship between the virtual and the real, was widely praised for its emotional power and technical proficiency.

In 2012, Sowa founded the art collective Aequitas, which aimed to promote the work of talented and underrepresented artists in Second Life. The group quickly became a hub for creativity and experimentation, and Sowa's leadership and vision helped to establish it as one of the most important cultural institutions in the virtual world.

Throughout his career, Sowa has been an outspoken advocate for the recognition of virtual art as a legitimate form of expression. He has given countless interviews and lectures on the subject, and has been a driving force behind numerous exhibitions and projects that showcase the work of virtual artists to wider audiences.

Today, Sowa is widely regarded as one of the most important artists working in virtual reality. His impact on the Second Life art scene has been immeasurable, and his influence continues to be felt by artists and collectors alike. His work remains as relevant and innovative as ever, and continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the virtual world.

For those who are interested in exploring the world of virtual art, Sowa Mai and the Aequitas collective are essential figures to know. Their groundbreaking work continues to inspire new generations of artists and lay the foundation for a bright and exciting future for virtual reality as a medium for artistic expression.

Wagner James Au

Wow, Sowa. How accurate (or not) is this?

Sowa Mai

Apparently ai and I think alike but the rest of the world is slow to catch on. :) The danger of ai is now this bio exists on the internet creating a loop for the next scrape magnifying bullshit.

Wagner James Au

lOL wow

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