Lively

12.22.09
Marketplace traction with the UGC model and the closure of Metaplace
12.22.09

Marketplace traction with the UGC model and the closure of Metaplace

As you read last night, the UGC (user-generated-content) virtual environment side of Metaplace is s...

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01.03.09
Lively is dead. Long live newlively?
01.03.09

Lively is dead. Long live newlively?

At the end of 2008, Google's Lively closed down. However in the comparatively few weeks since the a...

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01.02.09
The death of Lively and some lessons about complexity
01.02.09

The death of Lively and some lessons about complexity

Google's Lively presents us with an interesting scenario. It was literally a checklist of what criti...

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11.20.08
End of life for Google's Lively
11.20.08

End of life for Google's Lively

One of the good things about Google is that they try stuff. They can afford to try out projects, and...

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10.09.08
Sony's Home and Microsoft's Avatar draw unwarranted comparisons at TGS
10.09.08

Sony's Home and Microsoft's Avatar draw unwarranted comparisons at TGS

From Chiba, Japan, AP reports on Sony and Microsoft's upcoming avatar-based offerings at the annual...

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09.29.08
Online gaming on Google's Lively to take on "corporate mentality"
09.29.08

Online gaming on Google's Lively to take on "corporate mentality"

Kevin Hanna, creative director of Google's Lively, said at AGDC that he hopes that Lively will beco...

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08.09.08
Linden Lab sets terror-alert level to 'Google'
08.09.08

Linden Lab sets terror-alert level to 'Google'

Linden Lab certainly showed signs of fear when Google's Lively kicked off its public beta. Now we'r...

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07.18.08
Cinemassively: The Future of Virtual Worlds
07.18.08

Cinemassively: The Future of Virtual Worlds

Forget for a minute that this is an advertisement for the virtual worlds development company, Millio...

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