High Fidelity Invests in Second Life

High Fidelity Invests in Second Life

Great News! Philip Rosedale Returns as Advisor, Along with Key Metaverse Assets to Help Fuel Growth SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2022 — High Fidelity announced today that it acquired an interest in Linden Research, Inc. (“Linden Lab”), the pioneering developer of the virtual world Second Life. The deal includes a cash investment and distributed computing … Continue reading

Metaverse Predictions for 2022

Metaverse Predictions for 2022

New World Notes Metaverse Predictions for 2022: Likely Partnerships / Acquisitions, VR Headset Sales, Scandals & Much More New World Notes Better publish them now before we get even deeper into 2022: Apple will not announce AR/VR products this year. I still fail to see why Apple would risk its brand on a still-niche product … Continue reading

Does Your Internet Router Auto-Update? (it should…)

Does Your Internet Router Auto-Update? (it should…)

Today I’ll tell you what I think is the MOST important security feature that your Internet router should have. “Self-updating” is the basement floor of my house of router standards. I can’t imagine using Windows without automatic security updates, and keeping a router’s operating system patched is no less critical. Read on for my recommendations … Continue reading

Holidays Made in SL

Holidays Made in SL

This week we are bringing you five Residents from all over the world who each bring their unique voices and experiences to the Second Life Blogger Network. Lexy Nexen is the owner of Wild Branch Brewery as well as a Second Life YouTuber, where she shares her love of exploration and food. Wild Branch is … Continue reading

Will the metaverse bring the second coming of Second Life?

Will the metaverse bring the second coming of Second Life?

The idea of the metaverse is getting more buzz than ever. I gave a speech on it yesterday to Sharad Devarajan’s class of MBA students at the Columbia Business School at Columbia University. (I advised them to buy Bitcoin.) In my research for the class, I checked the metaverse’s status on Google Trends, which measures … Continue reading

Second Life Spotlight: Tzeitel Enchantment

Second Life Spotlight: Tzeitel Enchantment

This week we are shining a spotlight on Tzeitel Enchantment, the ambassador for “Power Up for Charge,” the official fundraising arm of the Charge Syndrome Foundation in Second Life. How did you first hear about Second Life? I have been a member of Second Life since March 2007. I first heard about it from a … Continue reading