General Reading for 11/05/2016

Second Life Creators Head to Virtual Reality – WSJ “Onstage at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive 2016 global technology conference, Second Life creator Linden Lab demonstrated its forthcoming social virtual reality platform Sansar. It lets you create a 3-D virtual avatar and environment and then invite others to join you.”…

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What I’m Reading on 05/20/2014

Moments, Memories and Narrative—the Power of the Clip | True Ventures “The power of wearables is to make the invisible visible. To show us what’s really happening around us. The last time I felt this way about a device was Fitbit. Seeing how you actually move during the day, versus what you…

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Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu 13.10

This post is a great example of why you should never say that you are starting a new series of blog entries. In February of 2010, I wrote a blog post called Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu 9.10 saying As a complement to my Life with Linux…

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Second Life and OpenSim revisited

Several years ago I spent quite a bit of time in Second Life when it was the hot 3D social world. The promise was that you could build and visit worlds that had been uniquely constructed by the users. As such, it was dynamic environment that tended to be slow…

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Daily links for 12/08/2012

Military grid hits performance goals – Hypergrid Business “The military’s MOSES project has achieved its performance goals of creating an OpenSim grid with Second Life-level or better features and stability.  The team behind it has also reached out to other organizations with guidance and support.” tags: military grid opensim Posted…

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Daily links for 01/09/2012

RIM touts BlackBerry PlayBook OS: Better late than never? | ZDNet “Research in Motion plans to use the Consumer Electronics Show to highlight its BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 operating system. The OS, due in February, comes as the company’s future and strategy are increasingly called into question.” tags: rim blackberry mobile…

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Daily links for 12/05/2011

Customer-Created Design: Virtual reality and realtime design enables seniors to design their own community spaces | ARCH Virtual “There’s a fantastic snippet in this video, about 2 minutes and 58 seconds in, that does a great job of capturing the spirit of this project.  This is a group of senior…

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Daily links for 01/12/2011

Drupal 7 Launched – Linux and Open Source – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “The worldwide Drupal community, along with the Drupal Association, has announced the availability of Drupal 7, the latest version of the open-source content-management system.” tags: drupal 5 Great Online Image Editors for Bloggers | BloggingPro “One…

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Daily links for 01/01/2011

Second Life’s New Leader: Rod Humble Becomes CEO of Linden Lab | Linden Lab “Linden Lab®, creator of 3D virtual world Second Life®, today announced that Rod Humble has become the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Humble joins Linden Lab from Electronic Arts, where he was Executive Vice President for its…

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Daily links for 12/05/2010

Prim Perfect: Home Page “Prim Perfect is a magazine for virtual worlds’ homes and gardens, published every six weeks – with a focus usually on the Second Life grid. There are always lots of super articles about buying or renting your home in the Second Life world, finding the best…

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