If you only read one New World Notes post from last week, please read this one: "Second Life Used to Design Wisconsin Retirement Home With Input from Senior Citizen". And be sure to send to folks who tell you Second Life has no real life applications.
Six more posts worth another look (in my totally biased opinion):
- Einstein's Official Avatar Used in Awesome Second Life Machinima to Promote Medical Research Fundraiser
- No, Second Life Founder Philip Rosedale Probably Doesn't Think Second Life is "Dead"
- New SL Viewer Comes With Mouseover Help Text, Point-and-Click Movement, Twitter & Facebook Update Integration
- 4 Reasons Why Skyrim is Like Second Life as a Single-Player RPG
- Karl's Crowdsourced Second Life Mesh Fix Update: Linden Lab Working With Him, But Progress is Delayed
- Is Skyrim More of a Virtual World Than Second Life?