Play Money explores a remarkable new phenomenon that's just beginning to enter public consciousness: MMPORGs, or Massively MultiPlayer Online Role-Playing Games, in which hundreds of thousands of players operate fantasy characters in virtual environments the size of continents. With city-sized populations of nearly full-time players, these games generate their own cultures, governments, and social systems and, inevitably, their own economies, which spill over into the real world.
"Great Premise, falls short, out of date"
Amy Arnsten, a professor of neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine, Carolyn M. Mazure, a professor of psychiatry and psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and Rajita Sinha, director of the Yale Stress Center, report on how stress cripples your brain.
Julian Dibbell reports on how digital activists want to build an alternative network that can never be blocked, filtered or shut down.