The ability to enjoy your time in Second Life is significantly affected by hardware and software performance and capabilities. And this is why infrastructure and services stands as a separate planning category in this effort. While our discussions haven't yet touched on this aspect, I have recently read a few blog posts discussing this subject and wanted to share them here. As I find more, I will add them to the list.
Your router could be screwing up your connection to Second Life – from Dwell on It by Tateru Nino
There goes the neighbourhood…. – from and by soror Nishi
Project Shining to Improve Avatar and Object Streaming Speeds – from Second Life by Linden Lab
Content Creation Improvement User Group Week 29 – discussion of requests from content creators from Nalates' Things & Stuff by Nalates Urriah