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Amid all the to-and-fro'ing on Techmeme about Twitter and its lack of a business model comes a post from Jason "Mahalo" Calacanis, in which he tells us the secret to building a business model in Silicon Valley. Is it a vision of where the market is going? No. Is it a compelling service with a…

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I know that the impulse behind it is a valuable one, but I just can't seem to get excited about the launch of the Business Blog Council, or what should probably be called the Big Business Blog Council. In fact, my thoughts on it run pretty close to Dave Taylor's -- it sounds like a…

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The San Francisco Chronicle has a story about blogs as businesses, featuring comments from Mike Arrington of TechCrunch, Lisa Stone of BlogHer, Jon Callaghan of True Ventures (which is an investor in Om Malik's GigaOm.com), Nick Denton of Gawker, John Battelle of Federated Media and Brian Sugar of PopSugar.com -- the latter being one of…

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One of the sure signs that something is important is when opinion on it keeps ping-ponging back and forth, between those who say it's irrelevant and those who say it's the best thing since cheese in a spray can. And if there's anything that draws that kind of polarized commentary, it's Second Life. This week…

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Things get busy in Second Life

by Mathew on September 28, 2006

Herewith, a roundup of recent Second Life-related news events, as the virtual world continues to get more "real" (for better or worse): The Economist has a long piece on Second Life, including a fascinating tale of a psychology professor who set up a place in Second Life where his students could experience something akin to…