The Future of TV: Instant Access TV Project

My post about the new Apple TV sucking has generated a lot of traffic.  I thought I'd follow it up with my own impression of what would be a whole lot better. About a year ago I started a project that I continue to fine tune, but I have perfected it enough to explain.  This …

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Why Open Sim is the Future Metaverse (and why it is not the present)

I have been following the Open Sim development for a couple of years now. Some of the latest developments have convinced me that if there is ever going to be a 3D internet, it will be based on Open Sim. I say this knowing that Open Sim currently has a rather low population of participants, low enough that one could question the sanity of such a statement. Well here is a brief summary of this conclusion.

Why BUILDERBOT is an Awesome Idea!

Hate to be the person that disagrees with pretty much everybody on this issue, but maybe I'm the only one who sees the big picture. Builderbot is an awesome idea and a key component to expansion of the 3D web. It is probably the most important 3rd party SL utility ever, and if Rezzable doesn't release theirs, someone out there should release something similar, including the ignoring copy permissions and ownership part. (click title to continue)

The Internet "Golden Age" is Closing

One of the first posts on this blog was about the future of the internet, and the likely decline of the "Golden Age of the Internet" to quote John Dvorak. My older post was about government and lawsuits causing a decline in online freedoms.  The freedom of the Internet seems to be on the decline …

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I Have Seen the Future, and it is Open Sim!

There is a lot to say about the Open Sim paradigm, and I'll be covering it in future posts. For now, I'll just say it is very early and there is a lot of work still to be done. Right now all it is is a poor substitute for Second Life, but I think it …

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