Giuseppe Macario is an Italian entrepreneur and computer programmer, who set two world records at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and has worked with the President of the Italian Republic as well as the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. He has been awarded several prizes in Italy and is an expert on the Second Life virtual world, where he has worked on special projects in fields such as business, education, journalism, languages, culture.
- Synthetic worlds are an extension of the real world.
- Synthetic worlds are not for a techno-mage clubhouse, but for everyone.
- A virtual world is a metaphor for the real world.
- Second Life: the more you explore it, the more extraordinary it becomes.
- A virtual world is a place where people can share experiences and ideas.
- In the virtual world you can connect with people that you might never have the opportunity to connect with in the physical world.