A vision for the future
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Bio: 20 year networking veteran
Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator
Headline: Avatars Do the "Walking"
Nutshell: Avatars - electronic personal agents - will intermediate for real people, protecting privacy.
A person's interaction with the Internet will soon fall into two catagories: 1) trusted sites and people 2) general interactions. Avatars will serve to isolate the users from the unknown portions of the Internet. You can see this trend starting with junk-mail filters, search engines.
Date Submitted: 11/11/2004