Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

"Ahead of the times" strikes again

Check out Google's latest venture: Lively is an immersive virtual world, kind of like Second Life, but browser-based and (I gather) trying to integrate more with the Web.

At a quick glance, it looks moderately close to what we were trying to do at Trenza, and perhaps even closer to my original goals when the VRML project started up back in 1994. (Although I doubt they've adopted the Portals mechanism that I've always wanted for navigating around.) Glad to see it actually happening, and slightly boggled that it's taken this long...
Tags: technology

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