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Will Linden Lab Ban Donald Trump’s Racist, Community Standards-Violating Supporters in Second Life?

Previously posted by at New World Notes.

I told you about the apparent Trump supporter who assaulted Bernie Sanders’ fan headquarters in Second Life with Nazi swastikas, now VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb has an in-depth report on Trump’s SL supporters, and to nobody’s surprise, it’s about as offensive…


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SL13B Community Celebration Starts 19th June 2016 – “The Shared Adventure”

Previously posted at Daniel Voyager’s Blog.

The first details have been revealed for resident run Second Life 13th birthday celebrations (SL13B) which starts with a week-long of live performances from 12pm SLT on Sunday 19th June through until Sunday 26th June 2016. The sims will remain open for viewing until 3rd July 2016.

This year’s theme for the SL12B Community Celebration is “The Shared Adventure“.

SL13B is a community-led, community-made celebration made up of builders, performers, volunteers and participants–and of course, celebrators!

SL13B Regions

The SL13B regions (17 new sims) have arrived on the grid and you can expect in the weeks ahead building/transformation work will be starting. It will be great to see the visual map changes over the weeks/months ahead. 🙂

Second Life officially turns 13 years old on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

SL13B Regions

SL13B Timelineearly details at the moment 

  • Saturday, June 18: Press Day
  • Sunday, June 19, noon SLT: Opening Day
  • Thursday June 23: The Birthday
  • Sunday, June 19 to Sunday, June 26: Sims open with performances
  • Monday, June 27 to Sunday, July 3: Sims open for viewing, no performances

Participate in SL13B

Still early days at the moment, applications will open soon for building parcels, performing, volunteering and press,

We’re starting to gear up for SL13B. Behind the scenes, we are placing orders for plywood, landscaping pixels, and pulling out the cake recipe.

This year we are publicly solicting builders to create the stages and public areas of SL13B. If you’re a sim builder who would like to put a feather in your cap, please apply.

Useful SL13B Links – keep updated on the latest news

Yay, 86 days and counting until SL13B Community Celebrations begin.

 

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Linden Alum Launch Community Support Network App

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Jean & Palmer, co-founders of Flower Flower is a new iOS app that helps people create and manage support networks for their friends and family — for someone who’s going through a critical hospital treatment for instance, or serving overseas…


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Community Gateways: of APIs and verticals

Previously posted at Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World.

I first wrote about the Lab’s new Community Gateway trial programme back in September 2015. At the time, it seemed as if the programme was reasonably close to being launched, potentially with up to 20 groups involved, one of them being the Firestorm team, who subsequently soft launched their gateway at the end of October […]



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Lab presents “Tips and Tricks from the Community”

Previously posted at Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World.

A curious blog post appeared on the official blogs on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. Entitled [Tips and Tricks from the Community] Video: Lighting Tutorial from Brookston Holiday, it appears in the Tips and Tricks section of the blogs. As the name suggests, it features a video tutorial by Brookston Holiday (aka ProMaterials) in which he provides […]



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R2D2 Creator Tony Dyson Dies — Was a Longtime Second Life Community Member in Recent Years

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Sad news for movie lovers via Variety today: Tony Dyson, who built the “Star Wars” droid R2-D2, was found dead in his home on the Maltese island of Gozo, according to multiple media reports. He was 68. Dyson’s body was…


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An Amazingly Detailed Final Fantasy VII RP Community Has Existed in Second Life for Near a Damn Decade

Previously posted at New World Notes.

SLFFVII.com is the incredibly detailed web portal of an online sub-community within a larger online community that’s actually the spinoff of yet another online community — specifically, it’s a group of Final Fantasy VII roleplayers who’ve re-created much of that…


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Reddit’s Second Life Community Searching for Interesting SLers for “Ask Me Anything” (aka AMA) Threads

Previously posted at New World Notes.

All the details here. If you’re already a Redditor, just go to /SecondLife and follow the instructions: If you want to host an AMA about your SL experiences, you don’t have to do anything special.. If there isn’t an active…


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What Are Linden Lab’s Plans to Create a Sansar Community?

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Last week’s post on the potential for cannibalization of Second Life by Project Sansar provoked a lot of passionate and occasionally over-heated commentary, with my favorite insight coming from Argo Nurmi: “After listening to the podcasts, what struck me was…


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