Linden Lab has announced that they plan to launch “Second Life 2” (currently code-named “Project Sansar”) in early 2016, according to the Second Life Press —
Read the article for details; but it does state in there that the Lab promises SL2 won’t be a replacement for the original platform, that their commitment to the vintage Grid remains.
I do not know what more to say than has already been said. I continue to hold to the belief that terrorism more attracts the wrath of the people you are attacking than accomplishes anything, and I shall continue to hold to that belief.
This blog’s masthead shall display the French flag for one week as a tribute and a reminder….
The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee
The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead
When the skies of November turn gloomy….
Gordon Lightfoot, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”
Do you remember I showed you a few weeks ago what Lake Superior could look like on a peaceful pre-fall day?
This is the other face of Lake Superior — Duluth Harbor in Minnesota, when the Gitche Manitou, the Great Spirit of the Lake-region tribes, is restless and angry. This, however, is nothing compared to Superior forty years ago, on November 10, 1975. On that day, the wind was whipping so hard across Superior that the tops of the waves were getting sheared off and blown into cold, cold mist before they could curl and foam and make what old Great Lakes hands call “Christmas trees.” When that happens, it’s better that a ship stays in port, and that any ships carrying on their work find someplace to drop anchor and shelter until it blows over.
Welcome to the beginnings of what may be a permanent dormitory section of my starbase! The main regions below don’t have room for the approximately fifty people that usually work at Tulla ‘niFalon Starbase, so some sleeping arrangements needed to be provided. Brenda Hoisin and Exosphere recently came to the rescue on this, with X-Walls, a set of modular panels that can be assembled into any type of room you may desire, either on the ground or in orbit.