Periodical Writing Samples

Virtual worlds: Businesses experiment with Second Life

Originally published on 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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