Archive for August, 2009

Second Life Traffic Report: August Heat Heralds Animated Avatars

August 5th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report

Compiled by Avarie Parker August sizzles with some hot changes at Second Life’s most popular destinations. Sexy Islands held on to it’s #1 position barely beating out SL’s hottest jazz clubs Phat Cats and Frank’s Place. This month, both clubs outplayed the stylish new 7th Element. What was once hot dance club The 6th Element […]

Comcast Gets It Right: Surveying SL Residents About Offering Value To Virtual Community

August 5th, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

Last week, about a dozen avatars in Second Life had fun at the pilot Comcast Costume Contest party. Comcast employees including SL DJ Rayne Broome and Fidelina Ferlinghetti pooled their resources and offered $L2,000 for a costume contest. In keeping with a cable TV theme, participants were asked to sport costumes portraying a TV or […]

SL Residents Invited To Help Shape Universal Broadband Discussion

August 5th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

by Avarie Parker Second Life residents have a unique chance to participate in an upcoming Federal Communications Commission workshop on national broadband and civic engagement.  On Thursday August 6th at 6:30 SLT (6:30am PST/9:30am EST), the FCC’s workshop will be streamed into SL’s MacArthur Foundation Island. In-world hosting is being handled by Global Kids and […]

Second Thoughts on Second Life: Loch Ness Monster Not Shy in SL

August 5th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Real Life in Second Life, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

By Compe Lockwood Few mysteries are more famous then Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster. After decades of research and investigation, questions remain. Does the creature exist? What does it look like? Why can’t we find it? “Nessie” is indeed an elusive creature lurking in the self-imposed solitude of watery depths. But the serpent is not quite […]