Virtual manufacturing in second life

John sent me the link to this video on Salon Ms .45 dvdrip

perfect stranger divx online

While it’s a bit of an ‘art project’, the team that is working on this is doing a little bit of everything that I’ve been talking about here for the last year:

  • Virtual worlds as a foundation for a new kind of collaboration (I like the comment about the camaraderie the workers feel towards each other)
  • Social production of physical goods (although I don’t know if I’d wear anything that came off of a fabric printer)
  • Blurring the lines between the virtual and physical (the portal idea is interesting…hope I can get one going in the opposite direction soon).

Now if they just had a Siemens PLC on that printer…






One response to “Virtual manufacturing in second life”

  1. […] and now my brain is trying to resolve all this new info. First up, from Chris Kelley’s blog, Virtual manufacturing in second life, takes us to Salon’s video of virtual factory workers making real jeans. Wow. Chris comments […]

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