SL project updates 2017 8/2: Content Creation User Group w/audio

By Inara Pey – Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World. Visit SL project updates 2017 8/2: Content Creation User Group w/audio for original post.

The following notes are taken from the Content Creation User Group meeting, held on  Thursday February 23rd, 2017 at 1:00pm SLT at the the Hippotropolis Campfire Circle. The meeting is chaired by Vir Linden, and agenda notes, etc, are available on the Content Creation User Group wiki page. Core Topics HTTP asset fetching Animating objects […]


SL project updates 2017 8/3: e-mail issues and other bits

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Server Deployments – Recap As always, please refer to the server deployment thread for updates. There was no deployment to the Main (SLS) channel on Tuesday, February 21st, again leaving it on release 17#17.01.27.323172.  However, all regions on the channel were restarted in keeping with the Lab’s policy of restarting a channel every other week, […]

SL project updates 2017 9/1: sever, viewer

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Server Deployments As always, for the latest updates, please refer to the server release thread. The Main (SLS) channel remains on the same release, 17#17.01.27.323172, with no restart on Tuesday, February 28th. One Wednesday, March 1st, the three RC channel all should receive the same new server maintenance package. This includes: Further improvements to off-line […]

A Long Journey in Second Life

By Inara Pey – Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World. Visit A Long Journey in Second Life for original post.

Long Journey – click any image for full size Creativity in Second Life doesn’t always require an entire region – Full or Homestead – in order to be realised. This is something I’ve said in the past, and will doubtless say again in the future. All it needs is sufficient room in which the imagination […]

2017 Viewer release summaries week 8

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Updates for the week ending Sunday, February 26th This summary is published every Monday, and is a list of SL viewer / client releases (official and TPV) made during the previous week. When reading it, please note: It is based on my Current Viewer Releases Page, a list of all Second Life viewers and clients […]

SL project updates 2017 9/1: sever, viewer

By Inara Pey – Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World. Visit SL project updates 2017 9/1: sever, viewer for original post.

Server Deployments As always, for the latest updates, please refer to the server release thread. The Main (SLS) channel remains on the same release, 17#17.01.27.323172, with no restart on Tuesday, February 28th. One Wednesday, March 1st, the three RC channel all should receive the same new server maintenance package. This includes: Further improvements to off-line […]

2017 Viewer release summaries week 8

By Inara Pey – Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World. Visit 2017 Viewer release summaries week 8 for original post.

Updates for the week ending Sunday, February 26th This summary is published every Monday, and is a list of SL viewer / client releases (official and TPV) made during the previous week. When reading it, please note: It is based on my Current Viewer Releases Page, a list of all Second Life viewers and clients […]

The Architect’s Playground in Second Life

By Inara Pey – Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World. Visit The Architect’s Playground in Second Life for original post.

The Architect’s Playground is a full region installation by Methias Kira under the brand name of Abstract Soul. If you love colour, scripted effects and particles, it is liable to be an installation you’ll want to see. Against the backdrop of a setting sun, visitors arrive on a platform 260 metres in the air. A […]

Space Sunday: TRAPPIST-1, planet 9 and Europa

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I recently wrote a space update special on the TRAPPIST-1 star system with its seven roughly Earth-sized planets. Since then, there has been speculation about whether any of them might support life, and what conditions for life might be like. Whether life may have arisen on any of the worlds is tough question to answer. […]