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Linden Lab

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Save the date! The 18th annual Second Life birthday celebration (SL18B) will be held from June 17th to July 6th. Get ready for fun-filled weeks of live music, performances, shopping, and amazing community exhibits!

During the SL18B celebrations there will be a special edition of “Lab Gab” featuring several executives from the Linden Lab leadership team. Now is your chance to share your thoughts and ask questions directly to the leadership team! 

Click over to the submission form and submit your questions now. You have until Tuesday, June 15th to do so.

As always, you can watch all episodes of Lab Gab, including this one when it airs, on the Second Life YouTube channel in the Lab Gab Playlist: second.life/labgab

Keep an eye on this blog and the Second Life public calendar for all the dates and information about SL18B coming soon! We hope to see you at the celebrations!

Linden Lab

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Are you missing nights out at the movies with your friends? In Second Life, you can now watch and enjoy films together in an all-new virtual cinema featuring short cartoons from independent animation studio Titmouse.

For the next month, you can watch an exclusive showing of its annual “5 Second Animation” shorts program within a massive cinema space in Second Life. The 90-minute production consists of dozens of edgy short animations produced by the talented Titmouse team.

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Titmouse is known as the Emmy Award-winning maker of many of today’s most popular animated shows available across a wide number of cable and streaming outlets including “Big Mouth” on Netflix, “Star Trek: Lower Decks” on Paramount +, Adult Swim’s “Metalocalypse,” and  “Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures” on DisneyXD.

Several Hollywood industry insiders attended an April 23rd premiere screening of the show, which will continue to screen to the general public through May 24. 

Check it out for a limited time in Second Life!

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...and there’s more!

Fans of Titmouse and independent animation won’t want to miss our exclusive Q&A with Titmouse CEO Chris Prynoski, held this Friday, April 30 at 9am SLT on “Lab Gab”! Here’s your chance to ask questions and interact with the Titmouse co-founder during this special live event.

 

Check it out today!

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, March 19th at 10:15am PT as she speaks with Faust Saenz, the organizer of the International Day of Happiness event.

The International Day of Happiness event in Second Life will be held on Saturday, March 20th from 8:30am to 3pm PT, with educational speakers, live music, poetry, and plays.

Watch the show live Friday, March 19th at 10:15am PT on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, March 12th at 11am PT as she speaks with the founder and curator of The GBTH Project, Marina Munter (vivresavie).

The GBTH Project is a concept gallery and also part of the Community Gateway Program. Marina will tell us more about it, and then take us on a brief tour. 

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, March 5th at 11am PT as she speaks with Lindsley Allen and Jon Nakagawa.

Lindsley is a creative producer, director, choreographer, mentor, and dance educator. She is a founding member of Pussycat Dolls and the creator of Cherry Boom Boom

Jon is the owner of Paragon Dance Animations, a Hollywood-based production company founded by professionals in the movie industry. Paragon brings the talents of accomplished and high-profile dancers to life in virtual reality, by specializing in the production of dance animations for Second Life.

Recently Lindsley teamed up with Paragon and held a Second Life Director’s Contest, announcing the winner just this past weekend. Check out the winning video!

 

Cherry Boom Boom has also choreographed a dance number using a motion capture suit, coming soon to Paragon Animations! See behind the scenes footage on their YouTube channel:

 

Tune in on Friday, March 5th at 11am PT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

Strawberry Linden

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Lab Gab is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with our VP of Engineering, Oz Linden, and VP of Product, Grumpity Linden. Grumpity and Oz will give us an update on AWS! Oz will also speak about his years at Linden Lab. He recently announced his retirement.

Do you have any questions for Oz and Grumpity that you’d like Strawberry to ask on your behalf? Fill out the Google Form and submit your question today, and it may be selected! (Please note the form has been turned off now, thank you for all the questions! Watch us today at 11am PT!)

Tune in on Friday, February 26th at 11am PT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, January 22nd at 11am PT as she speaks with the Second Life Endowment for the Arts (SLEA) Coordinator Tansee, and our very own VP of Product Operations, Patch Linden, along with our VP of Marketing, Brett Linden. 

Tansee will be giving us a brief description of SLEA and will also take us on a quick tour of some of the creative installations currently there. 

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Tansee will also give us details about the Grand Opening of their First Annual Celebration of the Arts, happening on January 23rd and 24th!

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

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Strawberry Linden

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Lab Gab is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with the VP of Engineering, Oz Linden, and Lead QA Engineer, Mazidox Linden. Oz and Mazidox are on the uplift team, which is moving Second Life to the cloud. They will be discussing all aspects of uplift and giving us an update on it.      

Do you have any questions for the uplift team that you’d like Strawberry to ask them on your behalf? Fill out the Google Form and submit your question today, and it may be selected!

Tune in on Friday, November 6th at 10am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join us on Friday, October 30th at 11am PT/SLT as our hosts, Strawberry and Tara Linden explore some haunted destinations in Second Life. They will also be finding their way through an escape room, come and help them through it!

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, October 23rd at 10am PT/SLT as she speaks with the Director of Manifestations, Viola van Alphen, also known as Sandwoman Petion in Second Life.

Manifestations NL is one of the virtual locations of the Dutch Design Week, the largest RL event of its kind in Northern Europe. This year the Manifestations theme is 'Monsters'. 

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

For a chance to have your image featured as the Second Life pic of the day, submit your work to the Official Second Life Flickr Group, but don't forget to read the rules!

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Thursday, October 15th at 11am PT/SLT as she speaks with Artemesia Sandgrain and Nova Conundrum of IndieCade Oasis.

For 15-plus years, IndieCade has been the premiere stand-alone gathering and showcase for indie games worldwide, this year they have expanded to an online environment! IndieCade Oasis 2020 is their online festival that will run Second Life from October 16th to 24th with the theme - Anywhere and Everywhere! 

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, October 9th at 11am PT/SLT as she speaks with Gentle Heron of Virtual Ability and Dr. Rhoda Olkin, who is one of the presenters at the upcoming International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference at Virtual Ability.

Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. Join our host, Strawberry Linden on Friday, August 28th at 10am PT/SLT as she speaks with rising pop star Dorian Electra. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

This week’s guest is an American singer, songwriter, video, and performance artist that has gained a large following across social channels and in the media with music and a unique style that defies gender norms. Recent coverage for Dorian has included articles in Billboard, Paper, and Rolling Stone

Dorian will be discussing their music career and giving us a sneak peek at a huge multi-region music event that will be held in Second Life to celebrate the release of their latest single and video “Gentleman/M’Lady.”  The event, which is hosted by Onyx the Fortuitous and held in partnership with Club Cringe, will also include live DJ sets from several other established deejays including Dylan Brady, Count Baldor, DJ Chad, KO AKA Koala, BlvckJesus, Coucou Chloe and more. Second Life community members can join the event inworld on August 28th starting at 3pm PT/SLT or watch via live stream on Twitch.

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For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Cilian McCullough, who runs The Dive Shop in Second Life, which is a platform for training scuba divers in the physical world. Cilian and his team have created scuba equipment, fully functional dive computers, and oxygen analyzers. They have been approved by PADI, the world's largest diver training organization, to use these simulations in Second Life to meet the practical application part of the PADI Enriched Air Diver course. Watch as he gives Strawberry a one-on-one lesson in diving!

Tune in on Friday, August 21st at 10am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with the team that helped to bring the Peale in Baltimore into Second Life. The Peale, which is housed in the first purpose-built museum building in the United States, debuts later this week. Joining us on “Lab Gab” will be Nancy Proctor, the Director of the Peale in Baltimore, David London, the Peale’s Chief Experience Officer, and Eme Capalini from Virtual Ability.

Tune in on Friday, August 14th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist.

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with the founder of Second Life and co-Founder of High Fidelity, Philip Rosedale! Strawberry will be asking Philip questions about the origins of Second Life, what he’s up to now, and what he sees in the future for virtual worlds.

Tune in on Friday, August 7th at 10:30am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Alesia (AlesiaPM) and Ron (RCArchitect), the team behind VRazeTheBar.com, which is in partnership with Gen Con, and bringing the largest and longest-running gaming convention into Second Life!

Tune in on Friday, July 24th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Caitlin Tobias and Huckleberry Hax, creators of the upcoming feature-length SciFi thriller - STÖMOL - which is completely shot in Second Life!

Tune in on Friday, July 17th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Rosie Helendale. Rosie is an informative vlogger who creates brilliant tutorials and shares the latest breaking news in Second Life. Rosie will also be taking Strawberry on a field trip. 

Tune in on Friday, July 10th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she explores SL17B! The show will start right at 11am PT/SLT with Patch Linden’s speech at the opening ceremony. After the speech, Strawberry will explore some of the wonderful exhibits and show you where you can pick up over 150 gifts! 

Some links for your reference:
SL17B Calendar of Events
SL17B on the Destination Guide 
SL17B Shop & Hop Guide 

Come and celebrate 17 years of Second Life with us!

Tune in on Friday, June 19th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist


 

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with the team from Relay for Life in Second Life: Stingray9798 Raymaker, Trager Alter, MamaP Beerbaum, and Nikki Mathieson! There may also be a surprise guest!

Tune in on Friday, June 5th at 12pm PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Land Product Specialist, Izzy Linden. Izzy will be discussing a number of topics, including the new Solution Provider Directory

Izzy specializes in Custom Names, RegAPI, and has been handling the new business requests incoming from businesses and educational institutions due to the COVID pandemic. He also, along with the rest of the Land Operations team, handles abandoned land tickets and liaises with the Moles concerning everything Linden Department of Public Works. 

Do you have questions for Izzy about any of these topics that you’d like Strawberry to ask him on your behalf? Fill out the Google Form and submit your question today, and it may be selected!

Tune in on Friday, May 22nd at 10am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Elizabeth Tinsley, Zander Greene, and Da5id Abbot. They will be taking her on a tour of Fantasy Faire! Fantasy Faire features eighteen incredible regions of extraordinary beauty and magic in support of Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society's goal of a world without cancer. It’s open until May 10th. 

Tune in on Tuesday, May 5th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

 

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with SuperSuz, along with M2 Burner, both are regional contacts for BURN2. BURN2 is an annual festival of community, art, and fire that brings the culture and cool of Burning Man to Second Life. They will be discussing the history of BURN2 and taking her on a tour of the region before it’s open to the public for the weekend, from May 1st to May 3rd.

Tune in on Friday, May 1st at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Senior Software Engineer Rider Linden,  Senior Graphics Engineer Ptolemy Linden, and Principal Software Engineer Euclid Linden. They will be discussing the Environmental Enhancement Project (EEP). 

Do you have any questions for Rider, Ptolemy, and Euclid about EEP that you’d like Strawberry to ask them on your behalf? Fill out the Google Form and submit your question today, and it may be selected!

Tune in on Friday, April 24th at 10am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

P.S. Euclid and Rider decided to do the Yearbook Challenge, you can click over to our Flickr to see their images!
 

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

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