Second Life is a 3D virtual world created by its Residents (people like you) that’s bursting with entertainment, experiences, and opportunity. Not only is it a play world for adults, a place they can be anyone they wish, with radically different physique and goals than they’re saddled with in real life, Second Life offers an array of virtual tools to the business and scientific world. They call this Second Life grid. already, it’s being used by corporations, education, non-profits, to simulate challenges they face and test out solutions.
Second Life Work offers a virtual world for meetings that are affordable (no one goes further than their computer), environmentally-friendly with exactly the business climate you’d like. There, you can hold meetings and events, conduct training sessions, or create simulations that address a wide variety of business problems and situations.
It also can be used as a virtual lab, where tests that can’t be completed in the real world, can be exhaustively studied in a 3D environment:
Residents of Second Life—an online computer game in which players can do almost everything they can do in real life, such as buy and sell property, take classes and date—tout their world’s realistic settings and social opportunities. Now a growing number of scientists are beginning to take notice and are bringing their human behavior research into the virtual world.
Second Life allows researchers to study scenarios that they cannot in real life…(more)