The Birthday event disaster

Today was the planned 4th birthday event with Philip Linden as key note speaker at a new made sim named SL4B. The event was supposed to start at 12:30 pm SLT with the sim going public for arrivals at around 12.00 pm SLT. Well, guess what happened? It turned out into a big disaster. The ...

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How misunderstandings come to live

There's an article in the Information Week, citing Mitch Kapor: But virtual worlds have a long way to go until they become mainstream, Kapor said. They need the equivalent of the Web application server -- building content in virtual worlds is still equivalent to hand-coding Web pages and code. They need an improved user interface; ...

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Age verification - where is it now?

When you take into account, which big waves the announcement from 05/04/2007 of the age verification system made and that Lindenlabs wanted to implement this on really short notice and since then it has been over one month of time and it is still not there nor any new announcements about it, it makes you ...

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Why group chat in Second Life is often plain annoying

With IRC around for nearly two decades now, which is real time text based only communication at its best, you should mean that Second Life has learned from it and that groupchat in Second Life si reliable und useable. This is often not the case. Why? Because compared to IRC Second Life has many pitfalls ...

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