Singularity News

Monday, November 27, 2006

Inside World of Warcraft Gold Farm, Future of Work

An interesting link to an upcoming documentary on the world of work inside virtual worlds.

GigaOM ยป Inside World of Warcraft Gold Farm, Future of Work

Journal of Visualized Experiments

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online journal publishing visualized (video-based) biological research studies. This publication aims to solve some of the most difficult problems in the contemporary life science research: - low transparency and reproducibility of biological experiments - time-consuming learning of experimental techniques.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Will Wright's Dangerous Idea

In Spore, the ultimate simulation game, players guide a single-celled organism through multiple generations. As the game evolves, the species gains intelligence, develops a culture, and begins to explore the larger universe, populated by species developed by other players.
Will Wright's Dangerous Idea from BusinessWeek.