Following news that the recreation of Donald Trump’s Florida mansion in virtual playground Second Life was owned by an anime schoolgirl, I decided to take a tour. It was lovely, until I was forcibly ejected by security.
Attack of the Show is planning a little gathering tonight in PlayStation Home, encouraging one and all to join them in 7PM EST to dance the robot. Will the servers hold?
A recent patent filing by Apple Inc. entitled Enhancing Online Shopping Atmosphere indicates that Steve Jobs' next BOOM could involve a hat tip to virtual worlds like Second Life. According to the filing, Apple is considering a more interactive visual representation of its online store complete with changing weather…
Linden Labs chief Philip Rosedale, creator of Second Life, says he's in talks with an Asian company to bring Second Life to China. No word on how that nation's notorious online censorship will fit into the virtual world. [New World Notes]