Nov 24

Second Life News for November 24, 2007

Category: Second Life News by Stone Culdesac

From: Second Life Blog Tip of the Week #12: How to easily boost viewer performance Quote from the site - Here it is, just like I promised earlier, quick tips to speed up Second Life on your side. These aren’t all the ways, but in light of recent features we’ve added to heighten your experience, they’re darn worth showcasing!

From: Second Life Blog Second Life Scheduled Maintenance Nov. 27/28 2007 Quote from the site - We will be upgrading the server systems that provide the Second Life service on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 27th and 28th. We’ll update the central systems on Tuesday and, assuming all goes well, do a rolling restart on Wednesday to update the simulators.

From: metaversed Monday Metanomics - Higher Education in Second Life Quote from the site - The next Metanomics session will be this coming Monday at 11am PST. Entitled “Higher Education in Second Life”, the session will explore how virtual worlds might change the business of education. What are educational institutions currently doing in Second Life?

From: Tao’s Thoughts on Second Life Call for participation: Web Monday, Aachen Euregio, Dec 3rd 2007 Quote from the site - On December 3rd we will be organizing again a Web Monday here in Aachen. We call it Web Monday Euregio because we would also like people from the surrounding countries (Netherlands and Belgium) to attend and make it more international.

From: Second Life Blog [RESOLVED] Problems affecting Second Life Quote from the site - [7:59 AM PST] The recent problems affecting Second Life appear to be resolved. Thank you for your patience while things were not working.

From: The University of Manchester Now can you meet the artist - well, virtually Quote from the site - A famous American artist and filmmaker is to turn dreams into virtual reality at a meeting with a twist - it will be in the cyberspace world of Second Life.

From: The Mercury News The virtual university SAN JOSE STATE JOINS INTERNET-BASED WORLD OF SECOND LIFE Quote from the site - One day Professor Jeremy Kemp entered his classroom and found himself next to a student dressed as a gigantic monarch butterfly.

From: Orlando Sentinel Simulation company to expand in Orlando Quote from the site - A California-based computer-simulation company says it plans a multimillion-dollar expansion of its Orlando division, thanks in part to a venture-capital fund backed by the CIA.

From: Ambling in Second Life TV Seculo21 Quote from the site - Brazil and the Roman Catholic Church seem to be intertwined to a degree far greater than I, a European atheist (and lapsed Catholic), would expect. Although I failed to get around to blogging about it, I noticed a large Brazillian/Catholic cluster of sims many moons ago at Cancao Nova. Tonight I came across another - TV Seculo21.

From: New World Notes The Best of Second Life’s Ten Best of Second Life Quote from the site - “The Best of Second Life” is the name of an in-world group 1200+ members strong, and also the name of a blog run by group co-founder Jenns Hienrichs. I met her in-world recently, and asked her to select ten of her very favorite “Landmarks of the Day”, quality sites worth visiting.

From: OUseful Info Second Life as a Stage Quote from the site - I was fortunate enough to share a coffee and a quick chat Peter Miller at the JISC CETIS do earlier this week, and picked up a new lens to look at Second Life with…

From: Virtual Worlds Forum Blog Informa using Second Life for employee career development Quote from the site - More news from the fast-growing area of corporate collaboration within virtual worlds. Specialist information and services provider Informa is using Second Life to help its employees develop their careers.

From: New World Notes Second Life Events: Rik’s Picks for November 22-25 When discussing the increasing internationalization of Second Life, the difficult subject of the dearth of African residents often gets raised.

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9 Comments so far

  1. Malignant Narcissist November 24th, 2007 11:10 am

    The Grid Live seems to be running unusually slow, this afternoon. Are there any tips you could give me to speed up the site on my end?

  2. Stone Culdesac November 24th, 2007 9:36 pm

    Probably not, I have noticed some slowdowns of late on this and a couple other sites, so I think it’s either my webhost or their bandwidth provider, if it doesn’t get any better I will move them to another webhost. Sorry for any trouble this has caused you.

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