My deep apologies for the past week without access to my blog. It was a true nightmare figuring out what was wrong, and neither me nor the DreamHost technical support managed to fully understand what was wrong. In utter despair, I’ve even moved the whole installation to another server (one […]
In the world of user-submitted content that is Second Life, and having such a lack of information available (several wikis, some of which semi-abandoned, others still growing), it’s nice to see someone offering a hands-on approach to information for new residents: SL Tutorials, a place where anyone can submit their […]
Second Life Residents woke up on Wednesday, July 25th, to the sudden (but not wholly unexpected) change of Linden Lab’s policy regarding gambling in Second Life. After advertising casinos was removed from all Linden-supported advertisement systems, this move should not have come as a huge surprise. We all knew that […]
Press release In a ceremony to be held in the Senate Room of the University of Aveiro, the Portuguese Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with the University of Aveiro and the Faculty of Law of the Lisbon New University, will today launch an ‘e-Justice Centre’, a mediation and arbitration centre, […]
No, it’s not a joke — just take a look at Katharine Berry’s blog! It’s AJAX-based, and of course it doesn’t give you 50 FPS on an old web browser, but the whole concept is simply amazing!
Being currently fascinated with the book written by Mario Gerosa/Frank Koolhaas, Second Life (which describes almost all aspects of SL, and will certainly deserve a much larger comment once I finish to read the last chapters), and after some recent personal experiences with some of Second Life’s mini-communities as well […]
Secondfest is a virtual three-day music festival inside Second Life realised by The Guardian and Intel, featuring live music from offline and online performers, theatre, ballet, cinema, animation and general chaos. It kicks off Friday 29 June at 6pm GMT (10am SLT) and rocks and rolls until midnight (GMT) Sunday […]
The Mind Child is back with another essay 🙂 Enjoy — Gwyn Does the name Mitch Kapor sound familiar? If you are interested in the history of SL, the answer may well be yes, because he was one if LL’s earliest investors. “Mitch Kapor was the only person who got […]