Not wanting to be typically cynical for the Second Life seminar we had this week, I still found it hard to change the ingrained mindset of a lifetime. I take it there’s some interesting potential for interactive communication, especially in the arts and popular media, but it can’t hide the fact that most of the people using this have a crapload of time on their hands, money to burn, some issues with their own sexuality and probably the need to step out the door.
Here’s something I dredged up from the Velocity archives from Velocity 6, published way back in ’96 when all this was in it’s infancy. If they could see us now, Ma.
© 1996 Gary & Warren Pleece