[LINK] Reqiuem Pace Second Life

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Oct 9 15:31:41 EST 2008


At 12:47 PM 9/10/2008, Brenda Aynsley wrote:
>  When you think of the money that a group of individuals
>   made creating a make believe world which may according to the Canberra
>Times correspondent be in its death throes, why wasn't it spent on
>addressing real world issues?

I'm with you, Brenda. But I'm sure some bright spark will point out 
the argument that virtual worlds use less energy and other resources, 
seeing that they are only constructed of electrons and information. 
Isn't that what the 'information economy' was supposed to do? ;-)

Jan



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