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The visionary position : the inside story of the digital dreamers who are making virtual reality a reality

Author: Fred Moody
Publisher: New York : Times Business, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A writer's worm's-eye view of an industry coming into being provides the reader a unique perspective on just why America is the world's capital of progress and innovation. Fred Moody spent a year tracking developments at the center for virtual-reality research, a cluster of Seattle companies formed around the University of Washington's Human Interface Technology Laboratory, and in The Visionary Position he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas A Furness; Thomas A Furness; Thomas A Furness
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Moody
ISBN: 0812928520 9780812928525
OCLC Number: 39123192
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvi, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: [pt. 1]. Incubation --
Promises, promises --
Road to Damascus --
VR winter --
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread --
Soul of a new machinist --
[pt. 2]. Parturition --
Buddy, can you paradigm? --
Elisha Gray Memorial chapter --
Paradigm downshift --
Hole in the ground surrounded by liars --
Visionary position --
And the earth shall cast out the dead --
Behold, I am in my anger --
Sense of an ending --
[pt. 3]. Postpartum --
Shoot the inventor.
Responsibility: Fred Moody.
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"A writer's worm's-eye view of an industry coming into being provides the reader a unique perspective on just why America is the world's capital of progress and innovation. Fred Moody spent a year tracking developments at the center for virtual-reality research, a cluster of Seattle companies formed around the University of Washington's Human Interface Technology Laboratory, and in The Visionary Position he chronicles the birth of an industry."--Jacket.

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