This presentation applies new economic insights from the Real World to Second Life. Using the research of economic development expert Richard Florida, this presentation examines “cyber” mega-regions and "three t" predictors of success in Second Life. Participants will be positioned to better navigate the economic and cultural dynamics of the Creative Age in Second Life.
James Neville (SL: Sitearm Madonna) is the Track Leader for the Commerce & Marketing track. Sitearm is Strategist and Expediter for Virtual Worlds Projects in Business, Music, Tourism, Arts. Showcase projects include Dublin Virtually Live, a recreation of Dublin City online featuring real-world partnerships with Dublin Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology, House of Ireland, and Voices from the Dawn.
OPENING VIDEO (2.5 minutes): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7P0ABVgzNY
FOURTH T (mentioned at end): "togetherness"