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Money Talks with Philip Linden

Philip Linden giving a talk about how to re-invent money.

Philip Linden is unmistakable with his signature hairdo and classic attire. I had the chance to sit in on his lecture on re-inventing money, and it was interesting. He discussed a utopian view on how money could be distrubuted more equitably to improve society as a whole. The way Philip commands the virtual stage of Second Life, moving closer to his virtual audience, adds an impressive layer of engagement. During the Q&A session, he approaches avatars who ask questions on voice chat and faces them. His ability to project stage presence through his avatar and engage residents was quite remarkable.

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Meta Acquires Second Life from Linden Lab


After months of discussions, Mark Zuckerberg and the Meta team have determined that Second Life is the true metaverse. They have now completed negotiations with Linden Lab for the acquisition of Second Life, and the transition is currently in the works.

“This transition will take place over the next few months, and we will do everything we can to make it as smooth as possible. Don’t be alarmed if you notice your legs disappearing; this is a new user function.”

Half Linden

Conquerors have amassed land and power on the battlefield throughout history. For the metaverse, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Meta, and Philip Rosedale, the founder of Linden Lab, will compete in a boxing match to see who can have the weirdest hair in the metaverse. In addition to getting the hairstyle, the winner will be able to decide whether or not avatars will have legs.

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Bumble Bee Cafe

Bumble Bee Cafe

Hello from the Bumble Bee Cafe on Aurelias! I’m wearing my favorite outfit of this season, the Neve fluffy hoodie from Lunar. This fluffy hoodie texture is excellent, I’m so impressed with the texturing and the HUD. Lunar is a brand to add to your wardrobe, they have lots of sweet and sexy offerings.

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