Eerie, contemplative snapshots of abandoned spaces in Second Life

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By Laura E. Hall in New Art on Saturday 27 April 2013

There’s a new type of ‘ruin porn’, and it doesn’t involve decaying urban centers. Usually, when a virtual world of MMO is abandoned, the servers shut down. Not so for Second Life, the open landscape, open format virtual world; as its population dwindles, things just keep going – sans people. Its servers now exist as […]

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Uniqlock

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By Derrick Stembridge in Cool Websites on Thursday 22 May 2008

Qniqlock is a nice example of a viral program that works. Site visitors are invited to embed a clock on their blog, Facebook or iGoogle page.

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Second life in real life

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By Snell in New Trends on Thursday 12 July 2007

In 2004, a local government in Paris revealed plans to redevelop an area of the city. However, in response to time lag and a lack of consultation, a residents group launched a virtual design competition for the area in Second Life.

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