Articles tagged second life

25 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Is Virtual the New Reality?

Are the massively multiplayer (and massively successful) online games Second Life and World of Warcraft addictive escapes from reality, or brave new worlds which improve upon -- or even replace -- social and individual identity?

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AUSTIN, Texas - It would seem a natural fit: politicians, people and a world removed from reality. And true, the whimsical universe in the online

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14 Feb 2008 // 5:00 AM

Avatars awaken second selves

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Bryan Mnemonic can fly. His suit never wrinkles, and his chiseled body never bruises, not even if he crashes into trees. Bryan

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9 Oct 2007 // 5:00 AM

Doing business in Second Life

When Greg Verdino of Melville, N.Y., gets up to go to work, he no longer makes a dash for the Long Island Rail Road

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