This year’s Second Life 9th Birthday (SL9B) celebration is coming to a close, but before the SIMs shut down forever here are some of my favorite SL9B exhibits that you won’t want to miss!
Environmental documentary, Deep Down, launches interactive Virtual Mine in Second Life. Will debut on PBS.
There has been quite some noise in the Euro blogosphere about a new EU Parliament project, Citzalia. Citzalia is a new virtual world and social networking forum.
In addition to Linden Lab’s official viewer, users can access the virtual world of Second Life through a number of customized third party viewers. This has created much debate as to whether these third party viewers are safe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today is Day 3 of the Big Bad Blogger Challenge 2010.
Today’s Topic: Relationships
The desire to feel connected is a basic human instinct. This doesn’t change when we log into a virtual world.
Linden Lab, the company behind the virtual world of Second Life,issued a release today stating that they will be restructuring their company in order to become more efficient and to allow them to delve into new platforms including the social and mobile web.
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.
Niko Linden announced the Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA) program to help support and highlight Second Life artists, but the announcement is already full of comments arguing… What is Second Life Art?
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.
A virtual Bill Gates recently made an appearance in a machinima (video) filmed within the virtual worlds of Second Life to set the record straight about PCs Vs. Macs.