"Many of us already know that Second Life has started an important migration to Amazon Web Service." Read more on the blog.
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"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.
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.
"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.
"The migration of Second Life®’s simulators and services to the Cloud (AWS Services) has been a massive and on-going project. All of SL® user data will soon be transferred and stored in AWS machines owned by Amazon. Some questions continue to remain unanswered, but users should see a number of improvements throughout the grid by the end of 2020." Read more on the blog.
"We wouldn't usually publish on a public holiday. Instead, we'd give our journalists and photographers a break and let them spend time with their loved ones. This year, however, we decided to celebrate the Gazette's very first holiday season with a special edition. We hope you enjoy it! All of us at the BBB would like to wish you and your families the happiest of holidays and the most fortunate of New Years." Read more on the blog.
"More Fantasy regions have now been released since Friday 13th August 2021 for those that want a new Fantasy Linden Home. The fastest way of claiming a new Linden home is through the Second Life land selection page. There is plenty of choice now from traditional, houseboat, camper, stilt home on land, chalet, log home and now fantasy. There are more themes in the works but they are unknown at this stage." Read more on the blog.
"The Sub-continent of the new Fantasy theme of Premium Membership Linden Homes started coming on-stream on Thursday, August 12th, with an initial three regions being release, those with more being made available from the 13th onwards." Read more on the blog.
"In total we had 2,337 of which only 5 respondents didn’t wear a mesh head at all. Not unexpectedly the vast majority of respondents were female avatars." Read more on the blog.
"Second Life filmmaker Bernhard Drax (better known by his Second Life name, Draxtor Despres) will be premiering a new, feature-length documentary on April 2nd, 2022, titled Virtual Cultures in Pandemic Times." Read more on the blog.
"Breaking news --- I always wanted to say that. Three big announcements just now." Read more on the blog.
"On 19th November Linden Lab introduced a new Second Life public calendar where everyone can view upcoming Linden Lab sponsored events and user group meetings. I think this Google web based calendar will be very useful indeed for the Second Life community. It would be nice to see this calendar somehow built into the Second Life viewer etc under the Help menu soon." Read more on the blog.
"On Saturday 31st July 2021 a new batch of roughly 125 green Fantasy Linden Home regions appeared south of the Bellisseria continent in Second Life. They are all located just east of the Retrograde region in a sub continent layout. The new Fantasy regions have been named already when you zoom into them and are they almost done apparently (going through the QA process)." Read more on the blog.
"Linden Lab have brought in a new 360 snapshot feature to their second life viewer! and I am loving it!" Click to watch the video on YouTube.
"Todays news contains information on Ebbe Altberg memorial, Limited Edition Last Names and highlights of Patch Linden's interview in meet the lindens series for the SL18B celebrations" Click to watch the video on YouTube.
"A few months ago I posted a couple of blogs calling upon the mesh body makers to give us more options of low render overhead bodies. Demonstrating (in extreme terms) the true cost of those individual "alpha-cut" segments on your body, and your poorly optimised rigged hair. By way of illustration here is a couple of screenshots." 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.
"On Thursday, November 19th, and after several months of very hard work in order to manage things in an orderly and as non-disruptive manner as possible, the last remaining regions on the Agni (the Second Life main grid) were successfully transitioned over to running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), thus placing the entire grid “in the cloud”." Read more on the blog.
"The new Stilt regions are here. Within the past 24 hours or so Linden Lab have added the Stilt Linden Home regions on the grid. They are all located north of the log homes continent and are not open to the public as of writing this blog post today." Read more on the blog.