"The following notes were taken from the Tuesday, November 17th Simulator User Group meeting." Read more on the blog.
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"Here's a fun short survey for SL users for a study on virtual cultures during the COVID-19 pandemic. (One of the questions above.) The study is led by my pal Tom Boellstorff of UC Irvine, who's easily among the most preeminent academics with a focus on virtual worlds." Read more on the blog.
"Today Linden Lab have added roughly 17 more Stilt regions and 4 more houseboat regions. In total so far there are now 156 Stilt regions. The mean average for the new Stilt Linden Homes is fractionally over 25 to a region. There will be thousands of Stilt homes available to claim very soon. Probably within the next few weeks or so once all the regions pass the QA process." 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.
"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.
"On Friday November 6th, 2020 Lab Gab, the live streamed chat show hosted by Strawberry Linden on all things Second Life returned to the the subject of the work to transition all Second Life services to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and away from running on the Labs’ proprietary hardware and infrastructure." Read more on the blog.
"Many of us already know that Second Life has started an important migration to Amazon Web Service." Read more on the blog.
"Apparently, I’ve been nominated again this year for the Bloggies, some loony nominated me in two categories. Narrative blogger and humorous blogger." Read more on the blog.
"Time of the year again, vote for your favorites Bloggers/Blogger Manager/Sim! I was Nominated for 7 Categories this year" Read more on the blog.
"It is with my great emotion and honor that I inform you that I have been nominated." Read more on the blog.
"Second Life® residents will be happy to learn about the new Second Life® merchandise store available on RedBubble. From t-shirts and masks to pins and stickers, Second Life's® store offers a modest, but yet attractive merch collection to all the fellow geeks out there." Read more on the blog.
"Friday night was the concluding night of the 2020 SUPERNOVA Digital Film Festival, and to see it out a live awards event was held on Zoom. SUPERNOVA is the first film festival I’ve ever entered and I was delighted to hear, back in August, that STÖMOL had been selected for the main competition programme. I never expected it to win an award, but last night it took second place in this contest. Wow." Read more on the blog.
"Last week, Tansee joined the Designing Worlds’ show to tell us all about the launch of the new Second Life Linden Endowment for the Arts (SLEA). This week, for our archive show, we look back to Tansee’s particle installation at the old Linden Endowment for the Arts." Read more on the blog.