The dates and location are fixed now and the EuroPython 2008 will happen once again in the Reval Hotel Lietuva in Vilnius as last year.
This is definitely cool stuff I need to check out esp. as I once started something similar myself. So now a Pro did it :-)
Linden Lab to partner up with IBM and other virtual world providers to create a Virtual World protocol.
There has been some activity about the Second Life Grid Architecture (SLGA) project (wiki here) which is about opening up Second Life to provide a