Five years ago, I read an article on Slashdot about how a company called Linden Lab was allowing content creators to retain intellectual property rights to their creations. This was November 14th, 2003 (okay, I missed it by a few days!). My good friends Maxx Monde and Kex Godel joined on the same date. Being […]Read more "5 Years, Belated!"
I think everyone is having the same reaction to this news: even though no one is completely shocked, still, wow, they’re pulling the plug already? In case you haven’t heard, Google will be shutting down their first foray into avatar based virtual worlds, Lively, mere months after opening it. Building retention appeal into virtual worlds […]Read more "Google Deadly: Never So Lively"
Friend of Peregrine Salon Kevin Werbach, a fellow Whartonite (as of December 1st!), has been appointed to Obama’s FCC transition team. This is great news for those of us who believe in net neutrality! Kevin is the driving force behind the yearly Supernova conference, and this year, the theme was Privacy and Security in the […]Read more "Obama Appoints Werbach to Transition Team"
Background About a year ago, I started to research Google Apps, an offering from Google which offers corporations free email, calendar, and document management solutions. While the document management isn’t nearly as feature complete as an Office Suite (Microsoft or Open), the email offering was impressive. Our organization had spent thousands upon thousand of dollars […]Read more "Kicking the Habit: Ditching MS Exchange and Blackberry Enterprise Server for Google Apps"
by Sean Percival aka Sean Voss ISBN 0-7897-3730-2 http://www.amazon.com/Second-World-Travel-Guide-World/dp/0789737302/ Background This book has been a labor of love by Sean Percival (SL avatar: Sean Voss) for some time. We’ve conversed several times in world, and (far too briefly) at the 2007 Second Life Community Convention, and he has mentioned it. It is clear that he […]Read more "BOOK REVIEW: Second Life: In-World Travel Guide"