Archive for April, 2009

Second Life Business: SEAT Automobiles, Maker of Ibiza, Launches Second Life Island

April 21st, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Business, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

by Emmett Burnett Walking through the vast vehicle show place that is the SEAT auto emoción Island, I can’t stop humming the Beatles tune “Baby You Can Drive My Car.” But as my guide, Second Life’s Barrabas Zabaleta explains; this involves more than just driving a car. “We want visitors to have a bold interactive […]

Second Life News: The “Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums” Conference Kicks-off Friday

April 21st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

The second annual “Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education, and Museums (VW LEM)” Conference will be held in Second Life on Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, 2009. Purpose of the Conference: To provide a gathering place for librarians, information professionals, educators, museologists, and others to learn about and discuss the educational, informational and cultural opportunities […]

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres On the California Legacy Project in SL Part II

April 21st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Combining the resources of California’s oldest university and one of California’s most respected publishers, the California Legacy Project launched the California Legacy Series – which now has more than thirty books in print. The series has entered Second Life determined to add a compelling visual component to the audio excerpts. Their goal is to raise […]

Second Life News: SLENTRE.COM SL Business Investment Survey

April 21st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

All SLENTRE.COM readers are invited to participate in a SL Business Investment survey. The survey is primarily targeting those involved in music, tourism, or other industries as well as those who have been exploring the use of virtual world projects in order to increase business profitability. The goal of the survey is to compile information […]

Second Life Traffic Report: April’s All About Flowers and Free Love

April 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

Compiled by Avarie Parker This month has seen the beaches of Wilder Islands take a dramatic lead in overall visits for the month while continuing to maintain the #1 position. It looks like SL residents aren’t solely preoccupied with fashion as clothes are strictly prohibited at this ‘anything goes’ nude beach.  Frank’s Place has been […]

Second Life News: Second Life Development Forum Covers Adult Content Changes

April 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

by Sitearm Madonna What does Linden Lab consider to be “Adult Oriented Content” and why should SL Entrepreneurs care? This was the focus of the Adult Oriented (AO) Content Forum presented March 24th to a mixed audience of Solution Providers (SP) and Linden Lab (LL) Employees.

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres Covers Gaza Protest in SL

April 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Virtual Worlds such as Second Life offer a unique opportunity for intercultural dialogue and ongoing globalization.  SL residents recently engaged in heated discussions and protests surrounding the reported human rights violations by Israeli soldiers. Draxtor Despres attended lectures on peace efforts and interviewed researchers in the field of conflict resolution.  He even went out into […]