Monthly Archives: August 2008

Linden Lab Blog Changes to Give Residents More Choices

Some Residents have told me they worry the Linden Lab Blog is quieter than usual, and that this may reflect a decreased commitment by us to communication. In fact, the opposite is true. We’re making changes to enhance dialogue with … Continue reading

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Mono Launch

I’m delighted to announce that Mono is ready to launch as part of the 1.24 Server deploy starting today. Mono is an open source technology that improves the stability and speed of scripts – particularly calculation-intensive ones. In some of … Continue reading

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Burning Life: A call for volunteers

BURNING LIFE 2008 September 27 – October 5 In 1999, an innovative man made the long trek from San Francisco to the sun-baked playa of an enormous, flat, dry lakebed in the Nevada high desert.  He went to attend the … Continue reading

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How to report abuse and handle griefing – Video Tip of the Week #47

Getting griefed isn’t fun, but this enlightening video tutorial sure is. I collaborated with our peacekeeping Governance Team to teach you how to file effective abuse reports so you can have a happier Second Life. Action-packed griefing and conflict resolution … Continue reading

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August Mainland supply update

A short post to let you know that after reviewing the current market, we are remaining unchanged on Mainland supply. There will be no new whole regions offered at auction. We will review the situation again at the end of … Continue reading

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Default textures and neon signs – Video Tips of the Week #45 & #46

I’ve got a double treat for you today — 2 (two) tips of the week! They’re both followups re: questions I got about Here island o’ Enlightenment, which you should, like, totally visit if you haven’t already. 😉 Have you … Continue reading

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The Future of the Second Life Mainland

This is a post about the Mainland, and more specifically, about an exciting and necessary change of direction we’re taking. I’m also going to talk about why we think the Mainland is important, what we feel the issues are and … Continue reading

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