Today Linden Lab gave Second Life users an update on mesh support and lifted the NDA for current beta testers. I can now tell you that for about the last year, we here at Sand Castle Studios have been deeply involved in working with the Lindens to bring mesh support to Second Life.
The 6th annual Second Life Community Convention (SLCC) took place in Boston this past weekend. It was an exciting weekend packed full of Linden Lab announcements as well as a plethora of resident-led discussions and presentations.
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).
Over the last few days, I’ve read dozens of articles covering the newly updated Second Life Terms of Service (TOS) and the Class Action Lawsuit that has been filed against Linden Lab and Philip Rosedale. However, this afternoon when I saw that the Los Angeles Times and Mashable had jumped on the bandwagon then I could no longer keep my facts to myself.
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.
A recap with links of my favorite SLCC presentations this year.
President Obama speaks to a live audience in Ghana, while his address is streamed to audiences in the virtual worlds of Second Life and Metaplace. The event was announced by CBS News and organized as an official White House event by the U.S. State Department.