Last May, a press release described the work of the US Naval Undersea Warfare Center using Qwak forums and Second Life. One among the lucky military-industrial crew has a job title designed to vault any resume to the head of the pack.
Theoretically all the pieces are easily and efficiently falling together," said Steve Aguiar, Metaverse Exploration Project lead, at the NUWC. "If we were going to conduct the same experiment physically and assemble all the pieces, it would be quite expensive in resources and cost. To do this virtually, specifically with the Qwaq product, has been quite straightforward.