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Expelled: Woodbury's Second Life Silencing

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Most recently, the brick-and-mortar university Woodbury was booted off Second Life —thousands of students were affected—by the virtual world's moderators, a company called Linden Lab. Linden Lab has remained largely silent in the press, a silence that has infuriated many.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Voice Coming to Second Life

Mark Oehlert

According to this press release , Voice will be coming to Second Life in Q2 of 2007. Here are three scenarios that Linden puts out there: Scenario 1 - Residents can teleport to voice-enabled land, andautomatically start speaking, with the volume of speech modifiedaccording to their spatial relationship with others.

Second Life CEO Resigns, Founder Back in Charge

Kapp Notes

Event This just in: Linden Labs, the creator of the 3D virtual world Second Life has announced that company founder Philip Rosedale has been named interim CEO and that Mark Kingdon is stepping down as CEO. This comes just a short time after Linden Labs announced a layoff of 30 percent of its staff. This is part of the natural churn within any tech industry and because Linden Labs and Second Life is the biggest player in the space, events like this get a lot of press.

Interesting Developments in 3D Learning and Collaboration Space

Kapp Notes

First, it looks as though Linden Labs, the developers behind Second Life, may be downsizing their corporate efforts ( Second Life Enterprise Edition ). Two sources indicate that Linden may actually be shutting down their Enterprise operations. The story seems to have broken in a number of places, Virtual Worlds News reports that Linden Lab Lays Off 30 Perfect Of Staff. Some interesting developments in the 3D Learning and Collaboration Space.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

From Blizzard Press Release. From Build-A-Bearville Shares Stats From Virtual World, Real Store Interactions Over 1,400 businesses, government organizations and agencies have used Second Life to hold meetings, conduct training and prototype new technologies as a solution hosted by Linden Lab since 2003. Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources.

Online Educa (4) Opening keynotes â?? Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

s written in books or the press. The next day a friend and I walked down Unter den Linden to Bebelplatz. Informal Learning Blog. ← Online Educa (3) Security Awareness. More on Hole in the Wall project → Online Educa (4) Opening keynotes. December 6th, 2007 | general. Two of the first dayâ??s s keynote speakers stirred peopleâ??s s feelings. When he was chief scientist for NIIT, Sugata Mitra walked to work through a slum just outside the NIIT campus.