Archive for January, 2008

Avatarnomics — A Virtual Economic Collapse Mirrors Real Life

As reported in today’s Wall Street Journal, just as real-life banks are reeling from the subprime-mortgage mess, a shutdown of the virtual banking system in Second Life, is causing real-life havoc for thousands of people.  As the article notes: “…the San Francisco company that runs the popular fantasy game pulled the plug on about a […]

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