Cross-platform metaverse financial exchange announced

The membrane just got thinner. Virtual property mogul (and Second Life’s first Real Life millionaire) Anshe Chung has announced plans to open the first cross-platform financial exchange for virtual worlds, which will enable metaverse users to transfer their virtual finances between different synthetic economies. The inevitability of this announcement does nothing to derail the incredible implications – in a few short years we could have an economic ecosystem that deals entirely with the interchange of virtual goods, yet connected to the economy of meatspace. If that doesn’t tweak your science fiction jones, I dont know what does.