On the 50th celebration of the Stonewall Riots, Pride takes a major step forward in SL

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the biggest LGBTQ+ pride celebration in Second Life, which is about to start, is announcing some important and exciting changes aimed at reinforcing the gay community bonds in SL. Second Pride will run from June 14th to June 23rd (and you can check their full schedule on […]

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From a Victorian house to futuristic projects: 2018’s architecture in SL, part 2

For the second part of my retrospective of interesting buildings found in Second Life in 2018 (part 1 can be seen here), I will go from a Victorian house to some futuristic designs and include a couple skyboxes. As I underlined before, I don’t intend to write the ultimate article about the virtual architectural production […]

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In 2018, traditional European-inspired buildings and 20th-century-looking houses in SL

As 2018 ends and 2019 begins, it’s time for a retrospective of interesting buildings that I found in Second Life along the year. I don’t intend to cover all the buildings or all the tendencies and I most certainly don’t mean to think of this post as the ultimate article on the virtual architectural production […]

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How a celebration of the spooky season became an opportunity to resist neofascism

In the beginning of October, I received a message from Mireille Jenvieve-Woodford, inviting me to take part in The Mad Masquerade, a series of activities at Ce Soir Arts, in Second Life, from this Saturday, October 20, to November 20, to celebrate “the spooky season”. I felt honored to be offered a chance to contribute […]

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Aloha! Time to go surfing, dude

Aloha Beach is not just a sim for surfing – it’s an interestingly decorated sim for surfing and having some fun. The atmosphere is a lazy, relaxed one, as a surfing beach should be, but one can see that details in the region’s landscape are carefully thought of, which turns the place into a very […]

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SL celebrates: 15 years and counting

Second Life is arriving to an impressive milestone in this fast-changing world: on June 23, it will be 15 years since it was officially released by Linden Lab. The world – and the tech environment, as well as the internet cartography – has changed significantly since then, but, with a series of transformations, the platform […]

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