UPDATED! Linden Lab Lays Off Over 40 Staff, and Shuts Down Development on the Sansar Project—But Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg States Sansar Has NOT Shut Down, Despite the Layoffs

This is the blogpost that I hoped that I would never have to write. I have been informed, by a very reliable source whom I shall keep confidential, that today was the day that Linden Lab shut down Sansar development. I was told that there were over 40 people laid off, and a small number … Continue reading UPDATED! Linden Lab Lays Off Over 40 Staff, and Shuts Down Development on the Sansar Project—But Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg States Sansar Has NOT Shut Down, Despite the Layoffs

UPDATED! Linden Lab To Be Acquired By an Investment Group Led by Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager

Please note that I am taking the entire month of July off as a self-imposed vacation from the blog so I can focus on my other work, except for sponsored blogposts, and major breaking news such as this. See you in August! Randy Waterfield (left) and Brad Oberwager (right). Source: LinkedIn profiles This evening, Linden … Continue reading UPDATED! Linden Lab To Be Acquired By an Investment Group Led by Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager

Lab Gab: Strawberry Linden Talks with Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg about Sansar and Second Life (and the Winners of the Second Life Name Changes Contest Are Announced!)

Strawberry Linden has continued on with Lab Gab, a regular talk show on Second Life, hosting solo now that Xiola Linden (a.k.a. Jenn in Sansar) has left Linden Lab. Her guests today were Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg, and Grumpity Linden, the Vice President of Product for Second Life, and she did a absolutely wonderful … Continue reading Lab Gab: Strawberry Linden Talks with Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg about Sansar and Second Life (and the Winners of the Second Life Name Changes Contest Are Announced!)

UPDATED! Editorial: Linden Lab’s New Community Events Team—What’s With All the Secrecy?

I am, once again, breaking my self-imposed Christmas holidays with news of a secretive program which Linden Lab wants to launch in Sansar early in the new year. And the company is going about setting this program up in the most curious and divisive way possible. Two different longtime members of the Sansar community (who … Continue reading UPDATED! Editorial: Linden Lab’s New Community Events Team—What’s With All the Secrecy?