Virtual World Endgame: Collapsing the Metaphor

Mitch Wagner recently posted a piece on his blog titled “Why I hardly ever go on Second Life anymore.

I respect and value Mitch’s perspective a lot.  He’s been exploring virtual worlds for years, and it’s clear that he loves their potential.  But he’s frustrated by their lack of broad adoption and the multitude of barriers to entry for new users.

Those are sentiments shared by many.  But I have a slightly different perspective of the future.

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