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Links for Friday, November 10, 2006

  • Information Week: Second Life Residents Build Stores Around Amazon.com – “Whether Amazon.com becomes a fixture within Second Life will be left up to its members, who build the revenue-sharing virtual stores and write the scripts needed to integrate with Amazon.com’s Web services for third-party retailers.
  • Ars Technica: NVIDIA rethinks the GPU with the new GeForce 8800 – “Ideally, a program for the G80 would consists of hundreds of stream processing threads running simultaneously on the GPU’s many arrays of tiny, scalar stream processors. These threads could do anything from graphics and physics calculations to medical imaging or data visualization.