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One Billion Rising in Second Life 2018 Opens

On Wednesday 14th February 2018 marks the 2018 One Billion Rising annual event in Second Life which will place over 24 hours on four “OBR” region stages. 248 more words

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New Firestorm Viewer Update (

On 24th January the Firestorm team released a new version of the Firestorm Viewer ( See the full changelog here (release notes)

This latest update brings the Firestorm Viewer right up to date with the Lab’s 5.0.9 code base. 555 more words

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Lab posts on their 64-bit viewer and plans

On Tuesday, January 16th, Linden Lab promoted the Alex Ivy 64-bit viewer (version at the time of writing). This is a significant release, not so much because of any specific new features (although it does include improvements to media handling), but because it marks a number of important changes to the viewer. 807 more words


Looking at the Second Life 2017 year-end Grid Survey report

La virevolteblog post

On December 31st, 2017, Tyche Shepherd issued her year-end summary on the general size and state of the Second Life main grid. 775 more words

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Gabrielle Riel to semi-retire from SL, St. John estate to close

Long term Second Life resident Gabrielle Riel, founder and General Director of Radio Riel and owner of the St. John estate of seven regions, has… 736 more words


Winter Wonderland 2017 in Second Life

Winter Wonderland in Second Life is such a lovely and fun destination to visit during the Christmas season. There is a snowball fight arena, race track, a winter village, a Ferris wheel, ice skating and much more spanning across four regions. 96 more words

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millay Freschi: studying our relationship with our digital selves

At the end of September, Gentle Heron sent me a note card concerning a study being carried out by millay Freschi focused on our relationships with our avatar, other SL users, the group we belong to, and so on. 1,217 more words