Kicking off a mini-series of 3 posts about virtual worlds on One Change A Day:
John ‘Pathfinder’ Lester reports from a recent panel session held in Second Life that looked at what has and is happening with virtual worlds. One of the advantages of being an avatar panel is that the panellists can get up and wander around instead of being grouped together on a bunch of chairs. The full session is an embedded video in the blog post. They refer to the Gartner hype cycle and say that between 2009 and now they have slipped from the hype peak into trough of disillusionment.
For anyone wishing to explore virtual worlds further, some UK links: