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Thursday, June 05, 2008

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Awww wow....kudos to Keystone and Theory. When I first read about the project I was really excited about the idea but frankly had no idea how brilliantly it would work, and how wonderful the submission would be. I'm not an expert on architecture, but this is truly a defining moment for Second Life. I expect to see significant pick-up of this story, a renewed interest by the visualization, architecture and design communities, and likely increased positive general business press - who, it seems, have swung around after abandoning the "all brands to SL" storyline - collaboration, training, visualization....those are the storylines of the year, and they're to be followed, I believe, by wider community acceptance and increased users because it will lend increasing legitimacy to the platform. I suspect the next wave of users will be folks who want to take a serious look at the future because they feel that maybe their jobs will depend on it, and who will end up staying and becoming immersed in a community where not only great applications are being developed, but also art, immersion, sociality, and, hey, because it's damn fun.

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