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Express and share your spirituality and beliefs safely with others in one of the many virtual world discussion groups and gathering spots in Second Life.
Not too many C-level executives have a Second Life avatar. Sam Palmisano has two. That's just one of the qualities that separate him from many of his peers.
May 23, 2008
By Andy Patrizio
Upper management is often ridiculed by underlings and in "Dilbert" strips for being clueless. Not IBM's current CEO, Sam Palmisano. The executive helped dispel any notions that C-level means "clueless" by appearing in Second Life as himself.
Edd Hifeng barely merits a second glance in Second Life. A steel-gray robot with lanky limbs and linebacker shoulders, he looks like a typical avatar in the popular virtual world.
But Edd is different.
The Second Life virtual computer world, in which users can create characters representing themselves, has had a dramatic shift.
Originally most of its players came from the U.S, but today 75 percent of users are international.
In a recent interview, Philip Rosedale, the CEO of Linden Lab, which operates Second Life, said his company was thriving, with other companies such as Fortune 500 and IBM setting up to be users of the site.
Climate change experts stage talks at Second Life
Updated Tue. Dec. 4 2007 6:40 PM ET
The Associated PressLONDON -- Climate change experts will stage a series of talks on the website Second Life to coincide with the UN conference on the subject underway in Bali.
Second Nature, Nature Publishing Group's archipelago in Second Life, will host the talks, the group said Tuesday.