DanielMarkham writes: "What employs 100,000 people all over the world and has more than 30 million users? Virtual Worlds. You might curse those dudes who buy WoW gold online, but think about this: there's over $1.5 Billion dollars in virtual goods that will be sold this year. Here's a tour of all the recent news and comments regarding the new virtual goods economy, including predictions of how big it's going to get (try $50 Billion within five years). Also is an explanation as to why those Chinese Gold Farmers aren't going anywhere anytime soon."