"On Tuesday evening the Linden's held a farewell party for Oz, who after almost 11 years at the Lab, has decided that now uplift is complete, his mission is accomplished. Quite rightly Oz wants to retire and on a high note and leaves Second Life in a scalable position with a bright future." Read more on the blog.
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"Vice President of Engineering Oz Linden announced on Tuesday his departure from Linden Lab®. His last day with the company will be Friday, Feb. 26." Read more on the blog.
During the recent Dunk & Hug a Linden event on Friday 12th February 2021 Patch Linden says they may reveal the next Linden Home theme #8 at this year’s SL18B event. Check out this video of the event and skip to approximately 5 minutes / 30 seconds to hear what Patch had to say. Second Life 18th official birthday starts 23rd June 2021. The lab are now planning for the birthday and more will be announced in the months ahead." Read more on the blog.
"To this end, the Last Names Suggestions form has been created, allowing anyone who has a suggestion for a potential Second life Last Name to submit it to the Lab for consideration. When doing so, there are a couple of caveats to note:" Read more on the blog.
"Virtual Community Radio (VCR) is a new 24/7 new internet radio station based within Second Life and service the wider metaverse, be it other virtual worlds, those who reside in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States and their associated territories, can listen to the service via a web browser – including using the links on the right of this blog -, whilst the the station’s URL (http://main.vcradio.org/) can be used through in-world region and / or parcel media and suitable app players such as VLC or WinAmp." Read more on the blog.
"Tonight at 8pm on the Discovery Channel (check your local listings!), there's a chance for Second Life users to cheer on a hometown champion: Episode 6, third fight of the night, it's Sharko (woot woot!) versus Slap Box (boo! hiss!) on the popular Battlebots reality TV show. " Read more on the blog.
"In recent weeks the Moles have added more railway track and more railway stations on the east side of the log homes continent highlighted in blue on the map below. It’s not yet open to the public for rezzing trains. The wait is almost over." Read more on the blog.
" It’s been a minute since I’ve published a “News Recap” blog post, but I was finally able to go back in time and catch up with the news since the Holidays are well behind us. Is the Uplift to the Cloud finally done? What is Linden Lab® up to these days? Jump in for a quick read and find out what may be ahead for Second Life® in 2021." Read more on the blog.
"Starting at 11am PST on Friday 22nd January the first episode of the new 2021 Lab Gab series will air live. Strawberry Linden will be speaking to Tansee the coordinator for SLEA, Patch Linden (VP of Product Operations) and Brett Linden (VP of Marketing)." Read more on the blog.
"Visit this home inworld here, open from 11th til 17th Jan 2021" Click over to watch the video on YouTube.
"Hang on to your hairnets everyone, Second Life is fully in the Cloud! On Tuesday, the lab posted an announcement on their blog saying that it is mission accomplished apart from a handful of issues. We're off their old hardware and all located in one big fluffy cloud on the Amazon Web Servers." Read more on the blog.
"Update: since this post was published, Linden Lab have clarified the fact that the acquisition process is in fact complete, revising their comment on the acquisition process. I have therefore revised the end of this post to reflect the updated comment on the acquisition." Read more on the blog.
"Visit my Linden Houseboat inworld here, open until 17th Jan 2021" Click over to watch the video on YouTube.
"Back in 2018, I wrote about Stevie Davros, and Australian photographer, who had produced as series of Windlight skies and clouds for people to use to help enhance their environment when taking pictures, or to offer a unique environment within their region (see: Clouds and windlight skies by Stevie Davros)." Read more on the blog.
"It’s become an end-of year tradition in the blog to offer a look back over the past 12 months and summarise much of what has happened in terms of Second Life, Linden Lab, my involvement in the platform, and the various other topics covered in these pages." Read more on the blog.
"During the last 12 hours or so it appears more Stilt Linden homes are being released to the public in Second Life along with Traditional, Houseboats, Victorian and Log homes. There is roughly 2.300 homes still unclaimed spread over 92 regions showing as Protected Land." Read more on the blog.
"Since the summer there has been some interesting developments, news and events that have taken place in Second Life. The lab announced the Second Life Endowment for the Arts (SLEA) a new community arts initiative, the new Second Life public calendar, the availability of private regions again and much more." Read more on the blog.
"It’s that time of the year when I look back at what happened in Second Life and again so much as happened this year in terms of Second Life. The expansion of the Bellisseria continent with new Linden home themes, the return of last names, EEP going live grid-wide, Second Life regions moving into the cloud and much more." Read more on the blog.
"The following notes were taken from the Tuesday, December 22nd Simulator User Group (SUG) meeting." Read more on the blog.
"Oz Linden has provided a update on the world map issue in Second Life via the Second Life Server section on the Second Life Forums." Read more on the blog.
"Second Life Endowment for The Arts - Save The Date - OPENING With A Bang - Dec.31 Countdown to Midnight SLT - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony" Click over to the blog.
"Caltech is among the very best universities in the world, famous for being the home of Richard Feynman and other science legends. (And perhaps even more famously, for being the setting for Big Bang.) Now it's helping drive a rebirth in educational uses for virtual worlds with Virtech:" Read more on the blog.
"The Linden & Resident Snowball Fight event for 2020 will be officially happening on Friday 18th December in two parts in Second Life. The event will be held at the Winter Wonderland regions and it’s going to be amazing. This is a great opportunity to throw plenty of snowballs at Lindens and Residents." Read more on the blog.
"Today I was lucky enough to be online when in the Bellisserian Inworld Group (Bellisseria Citizens), people start talking about the final open of the new Linden Homes theme demo area.
I could teleport there and see with my eyes this new European style. I knew that some of the creators of this theme are German." Read more on the blog.