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Linden Lab changing the code for SL groups

Linden Lab changing the code for SL groups | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
This notice was sent out in the Builder’s Brewery group this morning informing all members that Linden Lab are apparently making some changes to the code for SL groups. This will effect all v...
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New World Notes: Midday Get Away: Whatever You Do, Don't Miss ...

New World Notes: Midday Get Away: Whatever You Do, Don't Miss ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Janine "Iris Ophelia" Hawkins' ongoing review of gaming and virtual world style When I went poking around on YouTube for new Second Life machinima to share, I really wasn't expecting to come across this little gem.
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Lab announces skill gaming coming soon to Second Life | Living in ...

Lab announces skill gaming coming soon to Second Life | Living in ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Linden Lab has issued a blog post announcing that while gambling in Second Life will remain strictly prohibited within the platform, and that games of chance will remain a violation of the Second Life Terms of Service, games of ...
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Avatar Hookup a new social website to help avatars connect ...

Avatar Hookup a new social website to help avatars connect ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Avatar Hookup allows people to create anonymous identities to meet people with similar interests, add friends, post status updates, invite friends to events, place classified ads, create groups, write blogs, post pictures and ...
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Why Dentists Are Using Virtual Reality As A Drug Alternative!

Going to the dentist is a fear that many people share, due to the pain and discomfort during the visit! Could virtual reality be an alternative to drugs to reduce anxiety and pain during various...
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What's Missing from Virtual Reality? Immersive 3D Soundscapes - Singularity Hub

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Firestorm Linden Lab Town Hall 2Jul14

Firestorm Linden Lab Town Hall 2Jul14 | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Jessica Lyon, Oz Linden & Pete Linden, with the help of Lette Ponnier and Saffia Widdershins fielding questions, explain to us all exactly why Second Life isn't going anywhere.
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Virtually Sacred, by Robert Geraci – religion in World of Warcraft and Second Life - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Virtually Sacred, by Robert Geraci – religion in World of Warcraft and Second Life - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Virtually Sacred, by Robert Geraci – religion in World of Warcraft and Second Life Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies The central thesis is that VR worlds, like World of Warcraft and Second Life, can play the role of sacred spaces,...
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Second Life - Virtual Outworlding - Blogger

Second Life - Virtual Outworlding - Blogger | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Sunday June 22nd – Sunday June 29th—seven days of amazing exhibits, music, conversation, debate, firework displays, games, puzzles, sports and everything else the wonderfully inventive communities of Second Life™ can pack into seven ...
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A great list.  I'm glad they extended the exhibits.  It's hard to see even half of them in a week.

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LL's next generation platform and the mainstream market | Living in ...

LL's next generation platform and the mainstream market | Living in ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
One of the aims the Lab has in developing a new virtual world(s) platform is that they hope to lift it into mainstream adoption, with not hundreds of thousands, but potentially hundreds of millions of users.
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Just how real can virtual reality get? - SFGate

Just how real can virtual reality get? - SFGate | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Just how real can virtual reality get?
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Virtual reality devices like the Oculus Rift are fueling expectations that a "Star Trek"-style technology is just around the corner.
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Linden Lab to users: ‘Don’t Panic’

Linden Lab is working on a new virtual world, Linden Lab has confirmed, but urged users not to panic. “Linden Lab is working on a next generation virtual world that will be in the spirit...
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Replex: A new viewer for SL and OpenSim | Living in the Modem ...

Replex: A new viewer for SL and OpenSim | Living in the Modem ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Not only does he maintain the very excellent Radegast lightweight client for SL and OpenSim, he has also been a regular contributor to Singularity, the popular viewer using the v1-style UI. Now Latif is working on a v1-style ...
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A Virtual Reality Cafe May Open in Boston - Eater National

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A Virtual Reality Cafe May Open in Boston
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Good Game Cafe, a venue serving up snacks, drinks, and virtual reality gaming equipment, could one day open in Kenmore Square if owner Nick Lee successfully raises funds for it.
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Samsung to unveil virtual reality headset at IFA trade show -- report - CNET

Samsung to unveil virtual reality headset at IFA trade show -- report - CNET | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The device will appear at the September consumer-electronics show, says a report, and was developed with help from Facebook-owned Oculus VR.
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How An Intelligent Thimble Could Replace the Mouse In 3D Virtual Reality Worlds | MIT Technology Review

How An Intelligent Thimble Could Replace the Mouse In 3D Virtual Reality Worlds | MIT Technology Review | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
“ Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one. ” (How An Intelligent Thimble Could Replace the Mouse In 3D Virtual Reality Worlds | MIT Technology Review -...
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Virtual Reality and Eye Tracking: Sony's Vision of the Future - TIME

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After Nintendo's “smash hit” Wii, Sony realized that raw horsepower wasn't necessarily the be all, end all for a video game console.
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Two weeks to go until Relay For Life of Second Life Weekend 2014 ...

Two weeks to go until Relay For Life of Second Life Weekend 2014 ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
There are now two weeks left until Relay For Life of Second Life weekend kicks off and this year marks its big tenth anniversary. All funds go to the American Cancer Society to help fight against cancer.
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Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome get virtual reality support - Daily Digest

Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome get virtual reality support - Daily Digest | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Daily Digest Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome get virtual reality support Daily Digest It was recently announced that both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are planning on adding virtual reality features to their internet browsers, enabling users...
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Highlights from the Second Life Destination Guide ... - Second Life

Highlights from the Second Life Destination Guide ... - Second Life | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
As always, we're looking to highlight the amazing events and spaces created by second life users,so join the fun and show us something new! Just be sure to show off those summertime adventures on the Official Second Life ...
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New World Notes: In Survey of SL Users, Plurality Believe Linden's ...

New World Notes: In Survey of SL Users, Plurality Believe Linden's ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Will Linden Lab's new virtual world in development (let's call it Second Life 2 for short) change how you use Second Life? I asked that question in a survey last week, and with about 400 responses from SL users, the...
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Virtual Outworlding: 2014 PEOPLE: ART: SL11B: Second Life, the ...

Virtual Outworlding: 2014 PEOPLE: ART: SL11B: Second Life, the ... | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Sunday June 22nd – Sunday June 29th—seven days of amazing exhibits, music, conversation, debate, firework displays, games, puzzles, sports and everything else the wonderfully inventive communities of Second Life™ can pack into seven days and ...
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The art exhibits at SL11B are awesome!

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SL11B - Virtual Outworlding - Blogger

SL11B - Virtual Outworlding - Blogger | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
U.S. Army Research Lab's Simulation & Training Technology Center announced an open postdoctoral position on the MOSES team, which is working to develop the MOSES OpenSim grid and associated technologies.
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New World Notes: BREAKING: Linden Lab Confirms It's Building New Virtual World "Far Beyond What is Possible with Second Life" (Updated with Official Statement)

New World Notes: BREAKING: Linden Lab Confirms It's Building New Virtual World "Far Beyond What is Possible with Second Life" (Updated with Official Statement) | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
6:07PM: Confirming unofficial reports from earlier today (which I've moved below), Linden Lab just sent me this statement about the new virtual world it's building: "Linden Lab is working on a next generation virtual world that will be in the...
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10000 Linden Photo Contest For SL11B From Linden Lab

10000 Linden Photo Contest For SL11B From Linden Lab | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
10,000 Linden Photo Contest For SL11B From Linden Lab. Besides it's limited edition freebie robot avatar, Linden Lab is holding a photo contest for the Second Life Eleventh Birthday. The prize: ten thousand Linden dollars, ...
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Lego combines physical and virtual world to avoid kids' 'zombie gaze' - PCWorld

Lego combines physical and virtual world to avoid kids' 'zombie gaze' - PCWorld | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Android Community Lego combines physical and virtual world to avoid kids' 'zombie gaze' PCWorld Lego, the Danish maker of the namesake toy bricks known to kids all over the world, has figured out what appears to be an ingenious way to combine the...
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