Author Archives: Philip Linden

Commencement Speech at Bryant and Stratton College

I spoke Wednesday at Bryant and Stratton College’s in-world graduation for its online students, which I thought was a great Second Life moment.    So rewarding to see Second Life starting to be really useful for education.   I did … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Events

Improvements to mapping and upgrade to

Hi all! For those wondering generally what I’ve been up to, I said in earlier transition announcements from CEO to Chairman that I wanted to get back into engineering and the design of Second Life in a more hands-on way.  … Continue reading

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Announcing our New CEO!

I said a month ago that I was looking for a new CEO to lead Linden Lab, and we’ve found one! His name is Mark Kingdon, and his Second Life name is “M Linden”. As you might imagine in a … Continue reading

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Changing my Job

We’ve decided to search for a new CEO, and I wanted to briefly talk to everyone here about the reasons for that decision. I feel that the most important contributions I have made and will continue to make to Second … Continue reading

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Year-end Updates, and thanks for the Emmy!

Yesterday I had the pleasure of collecting a Technology Emmy Award for Second Life, in the field of user-created-content. How cool! In accepting that award onstage, I said that I was doing it for two special groups of people. The … Continue reading

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Long Road Behind, Long Road Ahead

Our mission is: “To connect everyone to an online world that improves the human condition.” Though work at Linden Lab can be hard and sometimes frustrating (and this week is certainly no exception with its downtimes), it is inspiring to … Continue reading

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Measuring Satisfaction

Starting about 10 days ago, we began randomly asking around 1000 people per day who log into Second Life whether they feel their experience is getting better or worse, with an additional option to give some keywords or a sentence … Continue reading

Posted in -Miscellaneous, Bugs & Fixes, Community, Creativity & Ideas, Resident Experience | 146 Comments