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Blinkx, Sun’s Virtual World – Second Life

Posted by rexdixon on October 10, 2006

Here is a little more about Blinkx if you have never heard of it. Looks like they are going for the TV generation. Should be interesting with Microsoft behind them now.

Sun is now adopting a virtual world to do their conferences. The place is called Second Life. According to the article link above, $207,348 was spent in the last 24 hours at Second Life up to the time of the article (Oct 9th).  I guess we have now been officially sucked into our computers; Technically Speaking we will all have USB ports or Firewire ports into our brain soon!


One Response to “Blinkx, Sun’s Virtual World – Second Life”

  1. aditya1411 said

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