Archive for December, 2009

Real Life in Second Life: Spanish Immersion Learning Experience

December 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Real Life in Second Life

By Sappho Zapatero The Spanish Institute (or Instituto Español) in Second Life first caught my eyes several months ago, when my friend, who is learning Spanish, found the program and sent a photograph of himself standing at an alter.  Curiosity got the best of me and I visited the site several times over the course […]

SL Entrepreneur Profiles: Xion Hax, ‘The cultural landscape can only be changed by people’s initiative’

December 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

by Avarie Parker Over a year ago, I was fortunate to meet Xion Hax at one of Linden Labs famous Second Life parties. He was immediately intriguing as he hobbled on one leg with an ornate contraption where his leg should have been. It was the first time I had seen a physically challenged avatar.  […]