Real Virtual Worlds SOS (State of Standards) Q3-2008

In the latest issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds I had the opportunity to capture the essence of our work on standards for virtual worlds, why they are so important, and how we are going about it.The purpose of this think piece is to call for inputs for an emerging worldwide effort to develop … Continue reading Real Virtual Worlds SOS (State of Standards) Q3-2008

Right Sizing Real and Virtual: Google Lively, Second Life, Lehman and AIG

Following the last weeks, we really need to ask ourselves what is real and what is virtual? (picture Source)In the real world: Here's one angle of the Lehman Brothers story (source):... at the end of every trading day, the Asian and European operations [of Lehman] would remit their (very large) cash float back to Lehman … Continue reading Right Sizing Real and Virtual: Google Lively, Second Life, Lehman and AIG