Posts tagged ‘second life’

Globe Theatres: Past, Present and Virtual

In several recent talks, I’ve opened with a story about the De Witt sketch. It’s a depiction, in 1596, of the stage of London’s Swan Theatre.…

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Beaucoup de Second Life Stats

Reuters Second Life News Center recently reported that, for the first time, there had been 50,000 concurrent users inside the game. That’s a notable milestone, but…

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Second Life Marketing, Part 1138

I recently read three cutting critiques of marketing and advertising in Second Life. The first is by Rebecca Lieb (found via Adam): Inhabitants of virtual worlds…

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Saving the Rain Forest in Second Life

The folks at Converseon (a competitor to Capulet, I guess), pitched me on their project to save rare trees via Second Life. This video pretty much…

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Buying and Selling Stuff That Doesn’t Exist

I forget where I first read about it, but Stanford recently hosted the first Virtual Good Summit. My initial reaction to this news went something like…

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The Tricky World of Second Life Marketing

As regular readers know, I’m highly skeptical about companies marketing in Second Life today. It’s too early, I’m not sure they’re particularly welcome and, in most…

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