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Second chance at Life

Mark Kingdon comes from a user experience background, and so is keen to make Second Life a lot easier to use. Photograph: Ivor Prickett The following correction was printed in the Guardian’s Corrections and clarifications column, Monday 6 April 2009. In the article below we said that Linden Lab, the company behind the virtual world Second Life, had created a ... Read More »

Second Life affair leads to real life divorce

A couple kiss on Second Life, the virtual world where people can play out fantasies For its many devotees, the Second Life virtual world is a place where the everyday constraints of normal life drop away and vivid fantasies can be played out. But fact and fiction have collided in heartbreaking fashion for a British couple who are divorcing after ... Read More »

Finally, A Practical Use for Second Life

When you think of virtual worlds, the first one that probably pops into your head is Second Life, but in reality, there are a number of different virtual worlds out there. There are worlds for socializing, worlds for gaming, even worlds for e-learning. But one thing that most virtual worlds have in common is that they are places for play, ... Read More »

Second Life?

World Builder from Bruce Branit on Vimeo. A strange man builds a world using holographic tools for the woman he loves. This award winning short was created by filmmaker Bruce Branit, widely known as the co-creator of ‚405’. World Builder was shot in a single day followed by about 2 years of post production. Branit is the owner of Branit ... Read More »

Santa Clara Law School joins Second Life to find new students

Santa Clara Law School joins Second Life to find new students Santa Clara University Law School is the latest school to turn to the power of virtual world Second Life, in this case to hold a prospective student workshop tomorrow evening. The school claims it’s the first law school to use Second Life for this purpose. Law School dean of ... Read More »