Here's a post I wrote nearly three years ago and never got around to publishing. Written 16 January, 2010
Second Life's Obituary
SECOND LIFE (nee LindenWorld)
Born, 1999, Linden Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
DIED, 2010, all over the planet
After a lengthy illness, Second Life died peacefully in its sleep last night. It is survived by its Father, Philip Linden, its mother, the Internet, and more than five million people scattered around the world.