We all create for one another. And our creations assume a life of their own.

My Second Life

March 6th, 2007
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Here’s an interesting new episodic series out on the Web. Douglas Gayeton has released “My Second Life,” a drama about a man, Molotov Alva (sounds a bit like Kaiser Sosa, nez?). The premise is that Alva has disappeared from the real world and reappeared in Second Life. The initial episode has also been released on […]

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Wacky World

February 13th, 2007
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A few, disparate stories caught my attention over the past several days. Why? Because they underscore the wide-open and wacky world of New Media, and really make me love the concept of Anthropomedia even more. It’s like our creations have developed minds of their own and taken over the world. Maybe I should rename this […]

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Wired 15.02: A Second Life for MTV

January 29th, 2007
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Wired Magazine has a nice feature on MTV’s efforts to regain relevance in the minds of their fickle target audience (Wired 15.02: A Second Life for MTV). The concept would be stunning, if it wasn’t already old hat: create a free virtual world where your fans can congregate and be served content, then offer premium […]

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Second Life

December 1st, 2006
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amazon, bezos, mashup, neuromancer, second life, virtual, william gibson
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Just about 4 years ago I interviewed for a product management position in cross-product marketing with They flew me out to Seattle, put me up in the chic W hotel, and then spent the entire next day grilling me with questions about scalability and logistics. It was a very surreal experience. During the 30 […]

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