Category Archives: -Miscellaneous

The Linden Prize goes to … Studio Wikitecture and Virtual Ability

Studio Wikitecture and Virtual Ability are the winners of the 1st Linden Prize!  Both projects will receive $10,000 USD–the largest award in the virtual world industry–in honor of their achievements.  After 230 applications and two rounds of deliberations, the judges … Continue reading

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Residents Support Relief for Australian Bush Fires

Coming from Australia and working for Linden Lab in our San Francisco office, I am always keeping an eye out for the activities that are happening in my home country. My focus at Linden Lab is in the enterprise space, … 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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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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XStreet SL and OnRez to Join Linden Lab!

Xstreet SL and OnRez to Join Linden Lab! Today we are very happy to share some exciting news with you: Linden Lab has acquired Xstreet SL and OnRez – the two leading Web-based marketplaces for buying and selling creations for … Continue reading

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Is your password safe?

It’s officially time to do a reality check on all of your passwords. Did you see the chaos when high-profile Twitter accounts were recently hijacked and used to send out messages in the names of those folks? How embarrassing. Creating … Continue reading

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2008 Snowman Making Contest Results!

Thank you for your outstanding participation with both unique and seasonal snowmen entries in our contest. As you may be aware, there is a 1st place prize awarded to the “best of the best” in this competition. We Lindens have … Continue reading

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