Archive for August, 2010

Avatarnomics: Virtual Worlds, Real Business

Via The Guardian, an interesting article on how the registered population of online communities such as Second Life and Blue Mars is greater than that of the US and Europe combined, and not just socializing but doing big business.  As the report notes: “…Recently a man bought a space station for $330,000, while last month […]

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2010 Social Network Map

Via Flowtown, a graphical look at social networking as of 2010:

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Social Networks & Statehood: The Future Is Indeed A Virtual World

Courtesy of The Economist, an interesting report on how Facebook – while not a sovereign state despite its giant population – is beginning to look and act like one.  At the article notes: “…A COUPLE of months or so after becoming Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron wanted a few tips from somebody who could tell […]

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