Technological advances have made it possible to connect with nearly anyone anywhere in the world. Are we really more connected or are we more alone now than ever before? Are we teaching our children to be technologically savvy or antisocial?
What do you get when you mix a virtual world, a social network, and a multiplayer game? Either an unholy mess or the Next Big Thing on the Web. San Francisco start-up Rocketon is hoping to avoid the chaos and win acclaim with their top-secret technology.
NASA wants to create a virtual world to stimulate students’ interest in space. The virtual world will simulate real NASA engineering and science missions. NASA is currently seeking vendors to create programs.
Nowadays it is not uncommon to have video games that are stimulating the experience of combat or space travel for example. Is it possible that this virtual world will become one of the leading ways of constructing a surgery? Some say "Sure thing."
Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited by a total of 1,409,203 people from around the globe.