Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Real Virtual cities

In new 'X-Men' movie, S.F. just a special effect / Trend: Virtual locales cheaper than being there:
But although the movie takes place in the Bay Area -- and San Francisco landmarks figure significantly in the plot -- no actor set foot in the city and almost no live action film was shot here.

Cool! How long till instead of real life cities like San Francisco, virtual cities are used? They are as real to people who play in them as the real life cities, yet they don't exist!

Technology is amazing!


Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...