john “pathfinder” lester formerly linden was creating communities for people with disabilities at harvard medical school when 3d persistent virtual worlds and vr headsets were still a dream and/or simply way to expensive to ever get into the hands of the average user.
in the early days at the lab he was instrumental in explaining a concept that was [and is] quite esoteric for many stakeholders in education and the medical field.
times have changed but pathfinder is still focusing on the secret sauce of virtual worlds: the people whose dreams we are allowed to step into.
listen and be inspired:
more for your reading pleasure below:
– john “pathfinder” lester, formerly of linden lab:
– originator of brain talk communities:
– facilitator for marvelous projects at ll such as the adventures of wilde cunningham
[profile from cbs news 2008 >>> http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/new-life-in-cyberspace/ ]
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