CmdrTaco from the get-a-first-life dept.
no.good.at.coding writes "Google has launched a Windows-only, in-browser (you need to install a client first, though) 3D avatar world — Lively — that you can embed in websites and use to interact with other people. It's not as expansive as Second Life yet, but expect things to get better."
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood
of bean counters.
-- Alan Kay