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17 October 2006

Evolving the structures of the Parallel World

The news of news in the virtual environment Second Life is an important development in this small gated Parallel World. Reuters joins the list of structures which have imported real world equivalencies, however Balkanized, and exported a kind of connectivity which will enable new real world impacts from effects in the aether.

This step is one of the first which will eventually result in immersive virtual environments becoming serious accounts for intelligence and information operations professionals. For now it is play, soon it will be far more serious….

The precursors of this activity are already here, with the “political message” of certain games and their enthusiastic uptake by eager hostile audiences….