“Virtual economic behavior follows real-world patterns.”
How migrations to online life will affect us all.
“While we might believe that society operates a certain way, and we might have small-scale experiments that support our beliefs, it has generally not been possible to observe whole societies under controlled conditions. Now, however…”
The business and culture of online games.
“These changes – such as granting people the freedom to have whatever appearance and skills they wish – are sufficient to generate a society.”