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Category Archive for 'Second Life'

This YouTube film, foregrounded courtesy of Things Magazine, features a slightly overlong tour of the World’s Largest Driving Simulator, built by Toyota. Like the little sweet cake that precipitated seven volumes of Proustian reminiscence, this promotional item provokes memories of the early days of cyberspace when, post-Neuromancer, the technophilic glossy magazine Mondo 2000 slid perfect-bound […]

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The Resemblance

On Channel 4 News, an interview with Philip Rosedale, founder and CEO of vast virtual metaverse ‘Second Life’. He appears to have fair to greyish hair with a spikey fringe. The camera angle was quite low and the lighting was such that Rosedale bore an uncanny resemblance to a well-modelled figure in a computer game. […]

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