Monthly Archives: March 2010

Is the V-World in SciFi’s Caprica the Future of Virtual Worlds?

I don’t know how many of you are watching Caprica on the SciFi channel (I refuse to use it’s new name because SyFy is stupid) but one of the main plotlines, aside from the Centurion back story, centers around an immersive … Continue reading

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Virtual World Addiction’s Deadly Costs

As videogames become more addictive, it seems that some form of government regulation is likely to emerge to counteract its effects. Continue reading

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Virtual World Users Tops 800 Million

I love the blog over at KZero for all the hard data they collect on virtual worlds.  Take this entry, about the number of registered users in virtual worlds and games.  Clearly virtual worlds aren’t going anywhere, not with the … Continue reading

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Why are we so obsessed with privacy?

Human society was built without the ability to keep many actions secret, so why are we all of a sudden so concerned about “over-sharing” on the Internet? Continue reading

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Don’t go There(.com): Another Virtual World Closes Shop

Does the impending closure of another virtual world signify trouble with MMOGs in general? Continue reading

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