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The ‘Net in 10: Virtual Worlds in 2017

I’ve been asked to give a very short (5 minute) talk next Tuesday at the weekly Berkman luncheon forecasting the shape of the Internet in ten years and, in particular, the future of games/virtual worlds. At the risk of being held accountable to these predictions in 5 days, nevermind 10 years, here is a draft […]

Vegas: the Candyland experience

When I was in kindergarten, I hated Candyland, that syrupy, pastel board game that involved moving plastic gingermen along a linear path according to the whims of an arbitrary deck of cards. Chutes and Ladders was a similarly tedious pastime, substituting a spinner for the deck and requiring an equal amount of skill and acumen, […]