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Virtual realty: Could Second Life shake up condo market?

Condocenter aims to shake up real estate market through Second Life Originally published on cbc.ca. Scott Keller, vice-president of Vancouver-based Global Condocenter Corp., is confident he’s hit on a way to turn virtual reality into virtual realty. Keller took me on a tour of his firm’s newest

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Virtual worlds: Businesses experiment with Second Life

Originally published on cbc.ca. In the early 90s, the Web was difficult to reach. Few people spent time online. Businesses didn’t know how to leverage the Net. Today, people say the same things about Second Life (SL), a Net-based metaverse created by California’s Linden Labs and developed

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Moore's Law and effect on the auto industry

Bill Gates, then chairman and CEO of Microsoft Corp., once compared the rates of progress in the auto and computer industries, implying that carmakers were standing still. Soon after, somebody released this gem to the winds of the Internet: If auto technology had progressed at the same

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