Posts Tagged ‘secondlife’

Daden release results of its Authoring Tools for Immersive Training survey

by Randall Handon February 7, 2012
Daden Limited has just released the results of their Immersive Training Authoring Tools survey, trying to figure out who is using immersive environments for training purposes and how they’re doing it.  Not surprisingly, Education was the biggest sector but the tools they use were a bit surprising. Nearly 47% of the respondents were from education, […]


IEEE Virtual World Symposium in Portland, OR

by Randall Handon January 25, 2012
If you’ll be in the Portland, Oregon area this March, maybe you should consider stopping by the Marquam Hill Campus of the Oregon Health & Science Universith for the IEEE Virtual World Symposium where they’ll be demonstrating the use of 3D virtual environments in a variety of areas. The purpose of this symposium is introduce […]


Second Life Machinima “Girls in the SKY – 予告編”

by Randall Handon February 11, 2011
Someone sent me this interesting machinima video, showing off some great Second Life and AfterEffects skills.  The sim itself is open now at this SLURL, and really shows some fantastic modeling work. YouTube – 空宙少女 Girls in the SKY – 予告編 (Trailer of SL Machinima).

Linden Lab laying off staff, closing Singapore office? (UPDATES)

by Randall Handon June 10, 2010
Signs are popping up around the internet that things may not be all well in Linden Labs, as they seem to be undergoing some rather extensive layoffs.  While still very speculative and based on social networks, rumors, and scattered reports, the sum of this points to some rather depressing news. Most or all of the […]


Second Life and Real Life collide in the new Linden EULA

by Randall Handon May 3, 2010
Linden Labs and Second Life have long held that all content created in the world is the sole property of the creator (or owner, once sold) and much of the early press material backed this up.  As such, thousands (millions?) of people have set up business operating in world selling clothes, buildings, and real-estate to […]

Second Life Economy Hits New All-Time High in Q1 2010

by Randall Handon April 28, 2010
Linden Labs has just released the economic results from the first quarter of 2010, and the results are astounding.  The biggest number is a 30% increase year-to-year in User-to-User transactions, totalling US$160 Million .  Add in xStreet sales of US$2.3Million, an 82% increase over last year and 24% increase over last quarter, and an all-time […]


CEO of Linden Labs on The 1st Question Tonight!

by Randall Handon April 20, 2010
It’s been 3 months since you tuned in to see me on The 1st Question, but tonight Pooky has scored another pair of impressive guests: Boonsri Dickinson of tech|startups, and the CEO of Linden Labs himself Mark Kingdon. No doubt Mark Kingdon (known as M Linden inworld) will be sporting the best SL can offer, […]