[NBLUG/talk] NBLUG Tonight: Life After Second Life: Metaverse

Allan Cecil allan at nblug.org
Tue Apr 12 17:31:32 PDT 2016

Just a reminder that NBLUG is tonight at 7:30.  I have fond memories of reading Snow Crash and the concept of a functional Metaverse greatly intrigues me - this should be a fun meeting.  I hope to see you there,

President, North Bay Linux User's Group

On 03/29/2016 08:22 PM, E Frank Ball III wrote:
>  Topic: Life After Second Life: Metaverse
>  When: Tues April 12th, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM          
>  Speaker: Mike Higgins
>  Location:  O'Reilly Media, Sebastopol CA in the Tarsier conference room
> past the metal statue and to the right ( http://nblug.org/locations )
> I gave a talk here once before about programming in the video game
> Second Life ( http://nblug.org/node/155/ ).  This time I'll talk about
> Life After Second Life.  There is a larger world, a Metaverse, of open
> source MMORPGs based on the open source Second Life Viewer projects and
> the Open Simulator project.  There are hundreds of small companies
> trying to make a living doing what Second Life did.  There are thousands
> of crazy artists creating 3D environments and inviting you to walk
> through them, there are tens of thousands of people setting up virtual
> environments on their own PCs and all of these are starting to link up
> to each other.  My plan is to not have many slides for this talk, but
> log onto several different virtual worlds and put them up on the Big
> Screen while I talk.  Eventually taking us to my private world run off
> the server in my barn.  - Mike Higgins
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