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  Electric Sheep Company Searches ‘Second Life’ Innards  
 
 
Posted 2007-04-09 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
The Electric Sheep Company, a third-party developer of virtual-world products, services, and experiences, has launched a new search service that looks inside Second Life for objects. Public space in Second Life is scanned by the search system roughly once daily, turning up objects marked "for sale" by in-world merchants. According to the service's stats page, over 570,000 objects are currently listed. Each item found through the service is listed by price, title, and the names of the object creator and owner respectively. A direct link to each object's last-known in-world location is provided for easy-access.

Seems like just a couple months ago, I was saying "There's a lot to be desired in the current (Second Life) search, quite a lot...We need a Google for Second Life, something that works quickly and produces intelligent results." Looks like this latest Electric Sheep system is a step in the right direction, building upon previous efforts which surfaced in 2005.
 
     
 
   
 
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Comment posted by Namro Orman
May 3, 2007 @ 6:48 pm
     
 
If you are searching for stuff about Second Life on a regular basis and you want to keep up: use the following browser Toolbar: SecondLife Search Toolbar.

To download: http://secondlifesearch.ourtoolbar.com/
 
     
 
     
   
 
Comment posted by Tony Walsh
May 3, 2007 @ 6:59 pm
     
 
Namro, I took the liberty of editing most of the advertising out of your comment. Keep your ads off this blog, thanks.
 
     
 
     
   
 
Comment posted by Namro Orman
May 3, 2007 @ 7:13 pm
     
 
Sorry, it is nothing commercial for me. I am a medical information specialist involved in HealthInfo Island in Sl and searching for Sl stuff all the time, and decided to make this small tool.
I just want to share this with anybody who likes it. It's no sell, it's free!
PLease check my other blog out: digicmb.blogspot.com
Again sorry if it sounded like an add.
regards,
Namro
 
     
 
     
   
 
 
     
 
     
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