Author Archives: Robin Linden

About Robin Linden

Be the Change. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ---Mahatma Gandhi

Stories from Second Life: DB Bailey’s LOCUS

Did you ever wonder why so much of the architecture in Second Life seems to strive to model reality? David Denton did, and his work on LOCUS in Second Life seeks to go beyond replication to explore new possibilities for … Continue reading

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A new chapter

To all my Second Life friends, After nearly seven years, I’ve decided to step down from my role at Linden Lab on February 15. I’m planning to take some time to explore a few different avenues as I decide where, … Continue reading

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Stories From Second Life: Hotwire Island and Lynn Hershman Leeson

We have all experienced the sometimes strange and mind-bending intersection of real and virtual in Second Life.  Just before Thanksgiving I had the opportunity to attend an exhibit at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which features a build in … Continue reading

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Stories from Second Life: How Languagelab gave language learning a new lease on life

This is the second installment of “Stories from Second Life,” an occasional series of profiles of the people behind Second Life innovations, and the tangible benefits that these individuals and their businesses have brought to both the virtual and the … Continue reading

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Announcing the $10,000 Linden Prize

I am very excited to announce the inaugural Linden Prize. The Linden Prize will award one Second Life Resident or team with $10,000 USD, paid in Linden dollars, for an innovative inworld project that improves the way people work, learn … Continue reading

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Update on Linden Lab Blog Revamp

I’m happy to report that we have some great things ahead for the Linden Lab Blog. We are on track with a multi-stage process of upgrading our Web presence, including both the Blog and the Forums. Our goal? To improve … Continue reading

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Second Life: Coming Soon in Ten Languages

There’s been a quiet revolution going on, as international Second Life Residents and a small number of Lindens work together to translate tens of thousands of text strings and critical web pages into nine key languages. In another month (depending … Continue reading

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