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When reality bites, go online and ignore everything. This includes your kids, your spouse, your pets. Sure, why not? Real life is hard enough. Just look at the shambles of our government. It's enough to drive any sane person to hide out in
SEC proposal threatens demo days, startups Founder and funder Mitch Kapor, shown here with his wife Freada Kapor Klein, has written to the SEC warning that its proposed fundraising rules could be a disaster for small business and startups.
The Cyberabad police have unveiled new plans of opening land-grabber sheets and using standard operative procedures (SOPs) to tackle land dispute cases, a frequently reported crime in their jurisdiction. While maintaining records of persons indulging
These animated friends all avatars are talking about how they met and about real life...She has multiple sclerosis and walks with the help of crutches. In the virtual world, the 63-year-old Centennial woman uses an avatar a three-dimensional alter
39 ET Ten years ago, a social media website was launched which some corporations thought would change the face of business forever...Multi-nationals like IBM rushed to be part of it and countries even opened embassies there.
Linden Lab operates the successful and lucrative virtual world of Second Life. But the company knows that not every creative person wants to live in an online world. So the company has diversified into the new market of the shared creative space, or
The human tendency to cover up stems from climatic, environmental, physical and cultural constraints, so measuring people's propensity to reveal skin can be difficult in the real world. To study human behavior free of at least some of these
Can a fit, sexy avatar inspire you to exercise and lose weight? "The creation of an avatar allows an individual to try on a new appearance and persona, with little risk or effort," says researcher Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz, assistant professor of
I had the chance to visit the intense summer program a few weeks ago, and was very impressed by what founders Freada and Mitch Kapor have put in motion here. Andover, MA, for a program called (MS)2 . (MS)2 brought 100 disadvantaged African American,
Vivek Wadhwa Columnist Text Size The Washington Post In 2003, Freada and Mitch Kapor attended a fundraiser at the Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, for (MS)2 , a program that brought 100 disadvantaged African American, Latino, and Native American