For those interested in things related to Second Life, Lee Hopkins has now taken the plunge and rolled out a new blog... "Lee's Second Life" focused on SL. As he explains here, the blog is primarily to document the research he is doing toward a PhD. Nicely, he's gone in and back-filled the blog with entries from his main blog that relate to Second Life. Also, as he noted in an email, I'm very pleased to see that he included a graphic that let's me promote his blog (as I continue to rant about). Nicely done, Lee!
Best of luck with your PhD research, Lee, and we'll look forward to reading about what you find and explore.