Today I decided to drop in on the Dr. Dobbs Life 2.0 Summit. It was packed… packed with people from all over the globe, across many time zones. The session I attended was the Introduction to LSL course. If you don't “get” Second Life and what it means to remote presence, then I encourage you … Read more Dr. Dobbs Life 2.0 Summit
How many of you have heard about entrepreneur groups in Second Life? Until recently these groups were filled with gambling and club owners. No more, gambling is now illegal in Second Life. Sucks for them, great for us. Many many see this as a problem for Second Life. I think it is a fantastic opportunity … Read more Second Life, a new beginning for entrepreneurs?
One of the rock star texturers in Second Life posted a very grounded look at the state of Second Life. The tides are turning and the next year will be filled with negative press and doubt. Here's a snippet: “Its somehow fundamentally frightening that with all the press SL has gotten, both good and bad, … Read more So little imagination
Richard Hackathorn from the fames of the Serious Second Life Meetup is going to be an instructor at the event. If you have been sitting on the sidelines, you might want to check it out. From the site: You've developed some Second Life content creation skills and are ready to test your metal in the … Read more DaVinci Institute Second Life Bootcamp
Nic over at Kzero has put together a pretty neat slide show of the major brands in Second Life. Remember though, I think everything happening right now in this world needs to be treated as experimental. If you're looking for profit, you're 5 to 7 years early. This space has no analogue, especially to the … Read more Kzero: The definitive guide to brands in Second Life
In my opinion, this is one of the better stories on the future of the internet, not just Second Life. It covers today's virtual spaces, but also take an interesting look at what could be. Coincidentally, Google is buying the refreshments at the Serious Second Life Meetup on Thursday. I think this transition will be … Read more Second Earth – Second Life and Google Earth?
When Linden Labs introduced the Windlight atmospheric rendering system in the latest First Look client, I was surprised at how much it really enhanced the experience. Clouds now render on the fly, and have movement and reflection, just like a real sky. The sun reflects off of the clouds and the resulting colors reflect to … Read more Second Life: The Nimble Atmosphere