Get ready to start keeping track of virtual currency, as if foreign exchange and complex financial derivatives weren’t enough of a challenge.

At the AICPA Fall Council conference this week, one of the speakers, Edie Weiner, president of Weiner, Edrich, Brown, and co-author of a book called FutureThink: How to Think Clearly in a Time of Change, talked about some of the changes we could be seeing in the profession in the years ahead, including the need for accountants to adjust to virtual worlds and virtual currencies, like Second Life’s Linden dollars.

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