Simon writes – “Well, we’ve pulled it off and a Second Life sim now exists in real space. We have a blog where we’ve begun to detail the technical process that got us her. We’ll be updating it extensively over the next week with more photos and info as the show progresses.” – Link.
Ok, so here’s the short version of what is going on – in the virtual world of Second Life there is land (you can buy it) and there are islands (called sims). These folks are taking the physical, er, virtual features of the land and making real 3D versions of them.