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Second Life Architecture Hardware 2000+ Servers in 2007 ~6000 Servers in early 2008 Plans to upgrade to ~10000 (?) 4 sims per machine, for both class 4 and class 5 Used all-AMD for years, but are moving from the Opteron 270 to the Intel Xeon 5148 The upgrade to “class 5″ servers doubled the RAM [...]
Linden Labs and IBM Break the Metaverse Barrier, Teleport Across Virtual Worlds Is it just me or has the metaverse thing cooled down a bit? Either way this does seem like a significant event. IBM has been working pretty hard for over a year to try to and create this concept of avatars that can [...]
It’s that time of the year where everyone is predicting the future. So, here is my obligatory top 5 watch list for 2008.
Here are a few links that I have been bookmarking over the last week related to IBM. IBM now has 73,000 employees in India That’s 1 in 5 in case anyone is counting. IBM cooks up internal virtual world for confidentiality, security IBM is taking this VR stuff very seriously… Toshiba borgs into IBM’s 32nm [...]
When I asked my oncologist if I could go scuba diving, he thought for a while and said, “Medically, I can’t think of any reason you can’t …. but I have to admit, it’s not a question that comes up very often for metastatic pancreatic cancer patients!”« Previous Entries