Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Emperor’s Second Life?

I can’t count the times I’ve found Second Life either uninhabited or so busy to be unusable, and wondered if it would ever deliver on its promise. Frank Rose’ Wired […]

Kids, Youth & Digital Technology Study

With thanks to Scott Traylor for bringing this to my attention: MTV, Nickelodeon and Microsoft have released findings from a survey of 18,000 kids and youth from 16 countries that […]

When Sims Get Real & Life Goes Virtual

The first Metaverse Roadmap (MVR) is now complete and available in both web and PDF formats at http://metaverseroadmap.org/overview. The MVR has been a year-long, a cross-industry effort to vision the […]

Games, Learning & Society 3.0

In his opening keynote at the Game, Learning & Society 3.0 conference in Madison, WI last week, Professor James Gee set the stage for the year’s most substantive conference on […]

Big Blue Gets it Right

IBM has hit my radar a few times during the past months, most recently around their decision to move from Second Life to using Garage Games’ Torque engine to build […]