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Infinite reality : avatars, eternal life, new worlds, and the dawn of the virtual revolution

Author: Jim Blascovich; Jeremy Bailenson
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two Silicon Valley-based professors survey the field of virtual reality to explore the possibilities and potential of emerging digital technologies through which realistic human personalities and environments can be replicated.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Blascovich; Jeremy Bailenson
ISBN: 9780061809507 0061809500 9780061809514 0061809519
OCLC Number: 641532480
Description: vi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dream machines --
A museum of virtual media --
Mirror, mirror on the wall --
Winning virtual friends and influencing virtual people --
The virtual laboratory --
Who am I? --
Re-creating yourself --
Street smarts --
Eternal life --
Digital footprints --
The virtual "Jones" --
Virtually useful --
Virtual yin and yang --
More human than human.
Responsibility: Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson.

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Explores what emerging computer technologies and their radical applications mean for the future of human life and society. This title examines the philosophical questions of the self and reality that  Read more...

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