Second Life comes to Brighton
Great news for Brighton - it looks like the rumours of Second Life-on-Sea are true: Linden Lab, which runs the virtual world, is hiring developers for its new Brighton office, according to an post on the company's blog. Adactio confirms the story following Barcamp.
I hope that Linden Lab succeed and grow their base in Brighton. It's a badge of honour for the city to have them come here.
Anyone else thinking of opening up a web company in the UK could do worse than come and take a look at the talent base and excellent lifestyle of Brighton & Hove. Fifty minutes by train to London, half an hour from Gatwick airport, two universities, vibrant creative community etc etc.
And here's another pic from my bike commute along the seafront to underline the point: living and working here is great...