Oy – talk about being stuck in the dark ages … A few days ago Grant Cardone filmed a bird strike on his iPad that caused his Delta flight to make emergency landing (link). In response the FAA decided to send out a warning letter indicating that a fine could be levied and that Mr. […]

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Three years ago I had said that we were in the opening engagements leading to the next global war. Specifically, I mentioned that It is not going to be fought over territory, or politics, or religion. It will be an economic war, a cultural war, a global war, and one in which the civil populations […]

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Oy-i-va. So we get this email today which is Linden Lab’s attempt to stem the tide of people that are looking to leave Second Life for other virtual world environments. I have no other way to put this other than someone just doesn’t understand the principles of economics when it comes to why Education and […]

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Linden Lab has finally done it. They have successfully managed to cut the one straw that was holding up the camel’s back: Education and Non-Profits. The unfortunate part is that I do not believe they understand what that straw was.  To be clear – it was not the recently announced removal of the educational and […]

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You have to hate it when CNN brings in people who are so obviously not qualified to talk about a subject and just leave the viewer dazed and confused as a result. This interview about net neutrality is my case in point. Net neutrality is only partially about bandwidth prioritization. So let’s try to see […]

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Something isn’t quite right in paradise. Linden Lab has been making a whole series of cuts to staff and programs over the past 6-8 months that are to a large measure a reduction of service and costs associated with the Second Life platform. All the while they are claiming “we are on sound financial footing”. […]

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