Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Google Goes Lively

Will Lively rival Second Life? Thanks no doubt to effective use of the 20% creative project time, Google has launched a virtual world... at least for those on the PC platform (Vista/XP; Explorer/Firefox).

The room library appears to be a popularity contest akin to YouTube... and the catalogue shows there is the possibility for a functional economy in this space. What other wrinkles are hidden here?