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Second Life

A quick note to virtual gods: If you create a virtual world, you're probably going to wind up with virtually everything that occurs in the real world, and that includes crime, sex, economic upheaval and so on. No one knows that better than Linden Labs, the creators of Second Life, which has seen a variety…

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One of the sure signs that something is important is when opinion on it keeps ping-ponging back and forth, between those who say it's irrelevant and those who say it's the best thing since cheese in a spray can. And if there's anything that draws that kind of polarized commentary, it's Second Life. This week…

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I think the folks at Linden Labs have made some mistakes when it comes to creating their virtual world of Second Life, and there has certainly been plenty of debate lately about whether SL has gotten overhyped based on flawed numbers, but the latest move by Linden -- to make the software that powers the…

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One of the things I love about Second Life is that bizarre things can happen at almost any moment. During an interview with a journalist from CNet, for example, a flock of giant pink penises might fly by (known as a "grief" attack). But what makes it interesting -- and potentially important -- is that…

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