Helping Amputees Virtually

“Second Life is the perfect place for amputees to overcome emotional trauma by sharing stories and realizing they are not alone!” says Sandra L. Winkler, assistant professor at NOVA SouthEastern University in Florida, teaching occupational therapy. In a recent episode of the Drax Files, they produced a wonderful video about an amazing use of virtual … Continue reading »

Giving Education A Second Life

One of the many great things about Second Life is how various organizations can utilize this platform for much more than socialization and virtual sex. Case in point: The University of Michigan School of Nursing announces that it is using Second Life to help medical students hone their leadership and communication skills, and to do … Continue reading »

Protecting Against Hackers

While this article isn’t specifically about SL, it’s about keeping yourself safe from hackers on your computer, which is indirectly SL related. I saw a news report this morning on TV from Mike Wendland who writes a tech blog called PC Mike. This caught my attention this morning, because he was talking about hackers. The … Continue reading »