CNET News.com feature: 'Second Life,' the promise and paradox
A recap of what went on at the 'Second Life' convention this weekend in Chicago.
CHICAGO--In Second Life, avatars can fly with the push of a button. Maybe that's why it seems like the virtual world's enthusiasts sometimes have trouble staying grounded.
At this weekend's Second Life Community Convention, Philip Rosedale--founder of Second Life creator Linden Lab--ambitiously declared as he often does that "this is something that everybody on Earth is going to use," that the virtual world will be "bigger than the Web."
But minutes earlier, Rosedale had been jokingly boasting over PowerPoint graphs showing the extent of Second Life's
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