Sunday, December 7, 2008

Second Life

Philip Rosedale, founder of the virtual world Second Life, talks about the origins and future of virtual worlds. Second Life (and virtual worlds generally) are growing exponentially. Rosedale makes the provocative claim (about 9 minutes in) that virtual worlds will grow bigger in total usage than the web (and probably pretty soon). Since I already maintain several fantasy sports teams and was recently hit with a virtual snowball thrown by Guy on Facebook, I don't find this hard to believe.