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Links for Wednesday, November 22, 2006

  • Urgent: Looking for Scientific Applications of EC2 – “I’m working with a reporter at a prestigious journal. He’s asking me to provide him with some instances of scientific uses of EC2.
  • Timeless Prototype’s ‘Swiss Army Knife on Steroids’ – “Creating the Multi Gadget’s laundry list of functions — which also include flight assist, tear gas and bridge building — and its carefully crafted business model has taken a toll but with more than ten thousand sold, it’s been worth it.
  • Blake Snow: Making Money in Second Life – “When I first heard of Second Life, I thought it was ridiculous and nothing more than a networked Sims game. However, the more I research, the more I realize that the coming about of virtual worlds and economies is almost as significant as Columbus’ discovery of The New World.