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Second Life® for Dummies® by Mark Bell, Sarah Robbins

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Authors' Acknowledgments

This book may have been typed by two people, but it was written by thousands. We humbly thank the Second Life community. Without you, your creativity, and your willingness to wear a box on your head, this book would have not been written.

Thanks to Steve Hayes and Blair Pottenger at Wiley for putting up with our delays, hectic lives, and overall nuttiness. Thanks to our tech editor, Ryan Williams, for catching our mistakes and knowing how tough it is to document something that constantly changes. And thanks to our copy editor, Teresa Artman, for not throttling us for our love of commas.

And to a few (okay, a lot) special Second Lifers (as their Second Life names): Fleep Tuque, who is endlessly enthusiastic; Robin Sojourner, the queen of all that is tricky about Second Life; Professor Beliveau, for being a butt-kicker; Milosun Czervik, for asking, "How's the dissertation?"; AJ Brooks, for being our first fan; Akela Talamaska, for talking Sarah off ledges; Buddy Sprocket and Jeremy Kabumpo, for being fearless leaders; Jane Calvert, for rallying the troops for the book cover; Cleon Goff, for being the king of media; Cyrus Huffhines, Man Michinaga, and Rubaiyat Shatner, for bringing art to Second Life; Desideria Stockton, for making literature come alive; JoannaTrail Blazer, for her support and tallness; Larry Pixel, for his fight for quality education; Barry Joseph, for making the world a better place for kids; Marcius Dowding, for asking, "Is it done yet?"; ...

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