Posts tagged “virtual worlds”

The Future Will be Augmented

When my super smart friend Dan Willis asked me to be on his panel at South by Southwest next year, my brain started spinning, trying to imagine what technology will be doing to our lives in five years. Back in 1992, I helped set up a virtual reality lab at VCU where I was studying […]

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Get Game

For the last two weeks I’ve been locked up at home with a lung infection. Certainly not my idea of fun, but in an attempt to make the best out of feverish coughing, I spent some of my downtime playing World of Warcraft, and the rest of the time getting to know Second Life. The […]

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The Real Future of Shopping

Loyal readers are already aware of the OTTO Store and my part in creating it. In a past post I questioned whether this is the future of shopping or not, but left the question unanswered. Well, the answer’s simple. No. It’s not. What is the future of shopping? Step right this way and I’ll explain […]

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Nice Neighbours

At lunch today, my colleague and one of my best friends, André Schuster, told me a story. We’ve both been talking a lot about Second Life, and while he was sick this week, he dove in. I’ve been avoiding it due to its obvious time-sink properties, and André’s been trying to get me hot and […]

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