Environmental documentary, Deep Down, launches interactive Virtual Mine in Second Life. Will debut on PBS.
Second Life users have long wanted a way to change their avatar name in a way that did not destroy the history and links associated with it. In attempt to solve this “identity crisis”, Linden Lab announced Display Names.
As the Second Life 7th Birthday is winding down, I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite exhibits from the week. While all the exhibits were special, here are some of the ones I most enjoyed.
The Second Life 7th Birthday celebration kicked off this morning with an address from Linden Lab founder, SL creator, and current Chairman of the Board – Philip Rosedale (aka Philip Linden).
Today is Day 4 of the Big Bad Blogger Challenge 2010.
Today’s Topic: Age
Age (along with many of the other confines of the physical world such as race, religion, sex, etc.) becomes a very interesting topic when examined in virtual space.
Why do so many people complain every time a platform makes a change? Do we just like to complain? Are we simply afraid of change?
Joe Miller (aka Joe Linden), Linden Labs VP of Platform and Technology Development, offered a VERY interesting (though somewhat misinterpreted) response to the question, Can Second Life run “on the cloud?”
In his latest Machinima, award-winning machinamagrapher Draxtor Despres takes a look at some of the forefathers of machinima and where the art is going, even reaching out to director James Cameron. He also examines how the New York based organziation, Global Kids, has enriched the machinima platform with their social issue work, including their latest project, “Discovered,” [...]
Burning Life 2009 opened in the virtual world of Second Life this past weekend. Burning Life is described as a festival of community, art, and fire. It is it the virtual counterpart of Burning Man.
Philip Rosedale has decided to leave Linden Lab. Rosedale claims that he will continue his role as Chairman, but announced that he will be starting a new company that he says is Second Life centric.
On Friday October 9th 2009, Yoko Ono was in Iceland for the annual lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower, a tribute to her late husband and former Beatle, John Lennon. This year, I was privileged to share in the collective experience of the lighting of a new Tower and meet Yoko Ono myself.