July 3, 2008
Capping off SL5B, Linden Lab board member Mitch Kapor will deliver a keynote address about Second Life as a disruptive technology platform. In addition to SL as a creative, social space, he will discuss the emergence of SL for broader uses such as education, philanthropy, art, fashion, medical research, architecture and design, science, and entertainment. The speech will be held at the Main Stage
We know there is a lot of speculation about Mitch’s announcement…some of it is good tongue-in-cheek, some of it raising expectations.
To put to rest to some of that speculation—Mitch’s announcement will not be about strategic nor business issues regarding Linden Lab.
Mitch’s announcement will be about a new program that recognizes the achievements of Residents in making Second Life a disruptive technology platform.
We will have video and audio feeds that we will post prior to the event, and like the opening event, we will provide transcripts, audio and video archives for download.
Don’t forget to check out the rest of the birthday events. All are listed on the SL5B wiki
July 7, 2008 SL5B regions will be closed between 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. PDT for maintenance prior to the Closing Keynote today.