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Friday, December 08, 2006

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Learning about Second Life

If you want to know more about Second Life, you can jump into the world and attend classes sponsored by NETg. I found this billboard as I was walking around looking for educational institutions and experiences.

If you already know about Second Life, they are looking for instructors as this sign shows.
As the online economy grows within Second Life, their are many chances to make money and contribute within the Second Life envrionment (as an instructor for example.)

If you aren't sure how big this "fad" is or how the economy works in Second Life, check out some of these interesting Second Life statistics courtesy of (a Linden is the currency of Second Life)

-1.86 million Total residents

-Amount of money spent in-world in the last 24 hours is US $626,184

-The amount of LindeX activity in the last 24 hours is US $114,015

-The amount of Linden you can buy for US $1 is $270 Lindens

-101% Growth of profitable business owners from June-November
* Figures as of Dec. 7, 2006

-13,788 is the total number of profitable in-world business owners at the end of November

Read the article How Real Money Works in Second Life

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