Decoding Linden Lab 2: Second Life Stream
This morning I proposed that you could read the tea leaves of Linden Lab's announcement of a price increase for the education and non-profit community and, if you tried really hard, see the outlines of a master plan in which Linden Lab would eventually split into multiple companies:
- Linden Lab, a software services company focused primarily on making money from virtual currency, markets, identity systems, server rental and infrastructure and other systems
- Second Life, a virtual world which makes money from fees earned from its users, and which "buys" services from Linden Lab to support that world
- The Linden Foundation, ...