"I think that what we are seeing is the evolution of the Internet and World Wide Web in incredibly important new directions. Foremost among them is a much more people-centric Web."
--IBM VP, Irving Wladawsky-Berger IBM, speaking via avatar in Second Life
Here is a column by Glyn Moody, writing in Linux Journal. What's odd about all this is that there actually is an alpha linux client for SL, and it's not bad at all, it's how I got there, so I'm not sure what the point is, but nonetheless, it's the references to the corporate push behind SL that inspired me to start this site.