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The user illusion : cutting consciousness down to size

The author asserts that "what our consciousness rejects constitutes the most valuable part of ourselves," and that "we have to get outside and live life fully with all our senses to experience it more fully."--Jacket
Print Book, English, ©1998
Viking, New York, ©1998
xii, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780670875795, 9780713991826, 0670875791, 0713991828
pt. I. Computation. Ch. 1. Maxwell's Demon. Ch. 2. Throwing Away Information. Ch. 3. Infinite Algorithms. Ch. 4. The Depth of Complexity
pt. II. Communication. Ch. 5. The Tree of Talking. Ch. 6. The Bandwidth of Consciousness. Ch. 7. The Bomb of Psychology. Ch. 8. The View from Within
pt. III. Consciousness. Ch. 9. The Half-Second Delay. Ch. 10. Maxwell's Me. Ch. 11. The User Illusion. Ch. 12. The Origin of Consciousness
pt. IV. Composure. Ch. 13. Inside nothing. Ch. 14. On the Edge of Chaos. Ch. 15. The Nonlinear Line. Ch. 16. The Sublime