Second Thoughts On Second Life: Virtual Dental School Trains Real World Dentists

September 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Real Life in Second Life, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

By Compe Lockwood Open wide and say ahhh. You haven’t heard that in Second Life yet. Bet you haven’t received dental care here either. That could change because your future dentist may be here now, filling virtual cavities. Students at the University of Maryland – Baltimore Virtual Dental School will have the opportunity to study […]

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres SL as a Green Workplace

January 6th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

At a recent panel discussion in Second Life, hosted by the US Department of State, experts from industry and the non-profit world pondered some fairly topical questions: to tele-commute OR not to tele-commute? Are 3D worlds a good place to do serious work? Are Avatars with yellow faces a provocation for management? Draxtor Despres was […]

SLentrepreneur Profile: Swaffette Firefly, Owner and Founder SF Designs

January 6th, 2010  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

Swaffette Firefly, Second Life fashion designer and entrepreneur, was nominated as SLENTRE’s 2009 SLentrepreneur of the Year by the 2008 winner, Mimi Juneau. SF Designs has been around since 2004 and we’re excited to count Ms. Firefly among our 2009 award nominees. SL residents will be able to vote for the winner later this month. […]

SLentrepreneur Profile: Peter Stindberg – “SL is the logical step beyond YouTube and MySpace”

December 17th, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

By Avarie Parker Once again my old friend, Peter Stindberg, has been nominated for SLentrepreneur of the Year. He came very close to winning last year coming in a close 4th to the top three ladies that were chosen for the 2008 award. I have republished his original interview originally published February 20, 2008.  I […]

Final Chance To Nominate SLentrepreneur of the Year 2009

December 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Magazine: Notes From The Editor

Second Life Traffic Report: December Daze Keep Chart Consistent Despite Spice From Brasilian Beaches

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

Compiled by Avarie Parker December doesn’t ring in any surprises on our monthly Traffic Report. The major players have remained the same with Sexy Islands taking the top spot, followed by fave jazz clubs Frank’s Place and Phat Cats. Dakota Newmann’s dance club, 7th Element fell a spot as did Midnight Reflections and Lesbian Paradise. […]

SL News: Reopening of Wheelies74 in Second Life Honoring UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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

Wheelies, the first disability-themed virtual nightclub, reopens its doors as Wheelies74 this December 3rd, 2009. Featured are an expanded campus in the Second Life® virtual world including, dance venue, walking green, activities centre, and “Bond of Unity” art work. December 3rd has been designated by the United Nations as, International Day of Persons with Disabilities. […]

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.  […]

Second Life Featured Editorial: Linden Labs SL Enterprise Solution Will Not Harm SL Residents

November 11th, 2009  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Sitearm Madonna “When you get past the hype it’s simple: SL Enterprise is aimed at LARGE COMPANIES with their own DATA CENTERS for their own MEETINGS in a 3D INTERNET environment to SAVE COSTS. Nevertheless, it provides huge OPPORTUNITIES for independent developers.” The release of SL Enterprise Beta (“SLE”) was officially announced by Linden […]