Journey of Mankind: The Peopling of the World – “The Bradshaw Foundation, in association with Stephen Oppenheimer, presents a virtual global journey of modern man over the last 160,000 years. The map will show for the first time the interaction of migration and climate over this period.“
Wall Street Journal: – “Recruitment managers see an upside to conducting interviews through instant-messaging in Second Life: Job seekers tend to be more relaxed and open, since they are interacting with interviewers in the same way that they would chat with friends online.” – Via Alek.
Susan Wu: Virtual Goods: The Next Big Business Model – “People spend over $1.5 billion on virtual items every year. Pets, coins, avatars, and bling: these virtual objects are nothing more than a series of digital 1s and 0s stored on a remote database somewhere in the ether.“
Steven Livingstone-Pérez: First SL Event – “It was actually very, very cool. It has its rough edges but it was something i’m really glad it tried now and was also infromative. I even picked up something that was very worthwhile indeed around AWS.“