Author Archives: Blue

About Blue

SL early beta resident turned Linden. Always concerned with and representing the resident experience. Always want to know what you think. Always wondering when I can next get some sushi, except when stuffing sushi down my neck.

Coming Soon…The Good Ol’ Days!

[2009-02-25 @ 11:10 AM PST] The new blogs are UP NOW! blogs.secondlife.com (note the extra “s”, the singular will also redirect to the new blogs soon). [11 AM PST] WE’RE SO CLOSE! [8 AM PST] Pardon the mess, it’s temporary. … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Blog Improvements, Blogroll, Business, Community, Community Gateways, Concierge, Customer Service, Education, Enterprise, Forums, Land, Marketing, New Releases, Tips & Tricks | Tagged , , | 150 Comments

Getting a Second Life Just Got Easier with Direct SLurl

As we’ve discussed several times in this space, improving the “first hour” experience of new Residents is one of our primary goals. As our use cases and base continue to diversify, it’s important to begin tailoring the Second Life experience … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Community, Resident Experience | Tagged , | 121 Comments

The Friday LDPW Update – February 29th 2008

The LDPW moles are hard at work on the new “Bay City” Regions even as we blog, however we need more ideas and input! Please consider adding your suggestions to the CONTRIBUTE section of the LDPW public wiki page HERE. … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Creativity & Ideas, Land, Resident Experience | 78 Comments

Linden Department of Public Works Update

Work has begun on Bay City, home of the “Fighting Moles” also known as The City by the Void. LDPW is getting in touch with, and getting signed contracts from, our first set of resident builders and we expect to … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Creativity & Ideas, Land, Resident Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , | 110 Comments

Newsletter Posted!

View the latest Second Life newsletter on our website and, coming soon, grab a newly updated copy from one of our in-world location (don’t forget to sign up for automatic in-world delivery of upcoming issues!) This month, find out about … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Community | 30 Comments

Yesterday’s Issues Addressed with Rolling Restart.

We are initiating a rolling restart of sims to address issues that arose yesterday, as indicated in a previous blog post. These include slow logins, slow or failed group chat and teleports, and presence issues which can be described as … Continue reading

Posted in Bugs & Fixes, Service Status

Grid Slowdown Being Addressed

An issue has sprung up this afternoon that has manifested itself in a broad set of symptems including slow logins, slow or failed group chat and teleports, and presence issues. The devs are currently in the process of diagnosing the … Continue reading

Posted in Bugs & Fixes