Fly Right Into a Hurricane

in case you didn’t know it, the Feds are here in Second Life. Have been for awhile now. it seems that more than the usual are coming in, too. The CDC (Centers for Deisease Control) and been experimenting through PVW (Persistent Virtual Worlds) for some time.

They are learning that PVWs are a great way to educate the public.

Hey, good for them. You tax dollars at work here.  :)

FederalTimes.com
In the popular virtual world called Second Life (secondlife.com), which boasts more than 11 million residents, the agency has created a virtual island where people — as avatars — can fly into a hurricane on a P-3 Orion, explore underwater caves in a virtual aquarium, and see a glacier melt from global warming.

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