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"..It's easy to dismiss World of Warcraft as just another videogame. Easy, but dead wrong....In China, meanwhile, hordes of "gold farmers" earn a living by selling the fruits of their WoW labors to time-strapped players in the United States.
"...TiVo sparked a media revolution by popularizing "time shifting"; allowing TV viewers to watch on their own schedules. Krikorian is doing the same with "place shifting"; enabling people to remotely watch programming streamed from their home TVs. Reading between the lines, this means that, though you might never own a Slingbox, Sling's technology will be coming soon to a set-top box near you.