Wow, Linden Labs, what gives. You're meant to be that place responsible for Second Life and all the weirdness that comes with it, not cool and interesting games like Patterns and Creatoverse.
The Humvee drives down a crowded street in a foreign land. A child waves. Merchants display their wares. Suddenly soldiers raise their rifles as a suicide bomber runs into the street, detonating his lethal package. This is virtual PTSD therapy.
Virtual world creator Linden Labs is restructuring in an effort to "generate efficiencies and support investment in new platforms." The quick translation on that into English is that the Second Life maker is canning 30% of its workers.
Ever since PlayStation Home was first announced in January 2007, people have been calling it Second Life for the PlayStation 3. We take a look at what separates these two very different virtual worlds.
The Houston Chronicle wants to know why none of the US Presidential candidates (by which I mean the two that could possibly win - sorry, independents, maybe next time) aren't using Second Life in their campaigns.