Category Archives: Education

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

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Coming Soon…The Good Ol’ Days!

[2009-02-25 @ 11:10 AM PST] The new blogs are UP NOW! (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

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Working in the Virtual World

Ok, I admit it. When I first joined Linden Lab to head up Enterprise Marketing three months ago, I wasn’t 100% convinced that working in virtual worlds really works. I mean, intellectually, immersive environments make perfect sense. We’ve all heard … Continue reading

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Education Support Faire Opens this Weekend

Hello! On January 10th we announced the inaugural Education Support Faire. The goal of the Faire is to bring together educators, academics, and students to explore the support mechanisms available to Residents who use Second Life to enhance real world … Continue reading

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Second Life Education Support Faire January 25th-30th 2009

Greetings! We have a special announcement for you today! Inaugural Education Support Faire To support the educational community, we would like to invite you to participate in and attend Linden Lab’s inaugural Education Support Faire! Over the years, Second Life … Continue reading

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Education in Second Life: Highlights from 2008

The world of Second Life is full of creative, innovative people from around the world, and the educators who teach and work inworld are no exception. Every semester hundreds of students participate in unique learning projects in Second Life. We’d … Continue reading

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Ecosystems of Support – Karuna and World AIDS Day in Second Life

Greetings. Pathfinder Linden here to discuss the growth and development of educational, scientific, and healthcare applications of Second Life, which I work to cultivate. On December 1st, I had the honor of speaking at and attending World AIDS Day 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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New First Look for SLim

We’re happy to announce a new First Look for SLim, a new voice and text instant messaging client. SLim’s technology is provided by Vivox ( and developed in partnership with Linden Lab to work with the Second Life viewer.  SLim … Continue reading

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1.19.1 Viewer – a love/hate relationship??

Fellow Residents! I want to talk- with YOU!

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