Monday, September 11, 2006

Second Life- Your World. Your Imagination.

Around 1999 or so, there was a revolution in online fantasy/role-playing applications called The Sims™ . This spawned all kinds of sequels, people downloading the newest versions, getting all wrapped up in it. This
basically is to The Sims, what Web 2.0 was to the rest of the online world, an upgrade. In a recent PopSci article, it describes how major players, WalMart, American Express, and Intel are implementing it for use in training, and so forth. I pose the following question(s); How on earth does anyone but a Hikikomori get involved in this, and secondly, does anyone remember Tamagotchis? Just asking...


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