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Mirror Worlds : or the Day Software Puts the Universe in a Shoebox ... How It Will Happen and What It Will Mean.

Author: David Gelernter
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This speculative and explanatory essay takes the reader on a tour of the computer technology of the near future. The author explains how the new software will be made and how it will allow humans to explore their world in unprecedented depth and detail.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Gelernter
ISBN: 9780195344851 0195344855 1280526475 9781280526473
OCLC Number: 466426763
Description: 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents: Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Notes on the Figures; Prologue; 1 Mirror Worlds?; 2 The Orb; 3 Disembodied Machines; 4 Space, Time and Multi-time; 5 The Deluge; 6 Simple Mind Machines; 7 Building Mirror Worlds; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
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This speculative and explanatory essay takes the reader on a tour of the computer technology of the near future. The author explains how the new software will be made and how it will allow humans to explore their world in unprecedented depth and detail.

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