Real work in 3-D Internet

How might business benefit from immersive worlds? Listing some the ways, Linda Zimmer at Business Communicators of Second Life points to a new report on virtual commerce and throws in some reasons of her own why the 3-D Internet will play a big business role. In addition to the fast and cheap prototyping that might be done there, she points out that more than "75 universities and learning organizations are exploring learning and library services" in 3-D spaces.