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Monthly Archives: January 2007

sLiterary Double Header Monday

Looks like Ina Centaur is making it easy for people in different time zones to attend the sLiterary Writing and Art Info Meeting. There’s an hour scheduled at 4pm and another at 9pm (SLT both). Here’s the blurb: “sLiterary (http://sLiterary.com) is a new quarterly ezine dedicated entirely to stories set in the reality of Second […]

Minimum Wage Discussion

Posting about this a bit late, but there’s a discussion about the recent activities regarding minimum wage in the US House of Representatives. This event will be at 2pm slt at the virtual Capitol Hill.

Making SL Work for the Real World

This looks like a promising event: Integration: Making Second Life work for the Real World. Hosted by Aki Clutterbuck in Sinsation from 7pm – 8pm slt. From the events posting: Weekly discussion group about Second Life as a tool for Real World organizations and education. Using SL to further RL organizations and projects? Yes, please!

Wednesday Night Chat

Today is fairly quiet, discussion-wise. However, at 8pm slt, there are two events: the wednesday night, open topic discussion at the Benicia Hill Community Center; and the men’s group discussion in Modesta.

Islands for Colleges

There’s an interesting article (“The New Status Symbol for Colleges? An Island in Second Life“) in today’s Chronicle.com about the private islands of colleges. Sez the article: “Second Life, the increasingly popular virtual world, now boasts more than 100 “islands” dedicated to a variety of educational pursuits. And many of those islands — digital plots […]

SL Viewer Goes Open Source

Linden Lab have open sourced the SL client. From the official announcement: “Freely-downloadable from the Second Life website, the Viewer software enables Residents to control their in-world avatars, interact with each other via Instant Message, create content, buy and sell objects, access multimedia content and to navigate around the virtual environment.” Read more on Reuters. […]

Sunday Round Up

Tonight at 6:00pm SLT, Jesa Li will be the guest speaker at the Bliss Center. Jesa is a bright, articulate woman, so this should be a good event. The title of the event is “Healing with the Faeries at the Bliss Center.” At 5:00pm SLT, there’s a Buddhist Talk in Huchu, hosted by Pepper Laxness. […]

SLake Chat

A few of the participants at the SLake chat. The inaugural SLake chat was held tonight at the Benicia Hill Community Center. A number of great SL things were mentioned including: SLiterary (http://www.sliterary.com) – A publication dedicated entirely to stories set in the reality of Second Life. Excerpts of the works of Steve Miller and […]

Buddhist Meditation

One more event of note: There will be a Buddhist meditation tonight at Heartwood Forest Monastary. Quoteth I the event page: Today is the Mahayana Buddhist New Year as well as an Uposatha full moon observance day in the Theravadin tradition. To celebrate, please join us at Heartwood Forest Monastery in the Sponsa sim for […]

Today’s Discussion Events

The December doldroms are behind us, and things are picking up nicely in discussionland. Today there’s: an open house on Info Island about http://www.socialsignal.com/ (2pm) a discussion about Asperger’s Syndrome (5pm) a Men’s Group Discussion (8pm) a group discussion about this blog (8pm) Kip Patton leads a discussion called: 5 Ideas for a Novel (8:30) […]