Virtual Cemetaries: “You’ve Been Left Behind”
In a sign of how far virtual world environments have come, the growth curve has shifted beyond LIVING a virtual life, to being, um, dead in one. That's right: inspired entrepreneurs will let you maintain a presence in a virtual world beyond the pesky confines of living, breathing meat space.
A virtual cemetery.
This is perhaps the first step towards the Singularity, or Philip's vision of uploading his brain to the Grid so he can live forever. In this case, however, the intention isn't for you to live but rather to be peacefully but perpetually dead.
Tampa Bay Online reports that "a wave ...