Virtual reality

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Summit Books, 1991 - Science - 415 pages
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The first book for the general reader on the revolutionary technology of computer-generated artificial worlds--virtual reality. Rheingold weaves the philosophical, psychological, social, and economic implications of this fast-breaking research into a narrative that reaches back to cave paintings and forward to the 21st century where it will affect our daily lives.

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I was stunned with cave Lascaux section, kokopeli and its interpretation as the earliest Virtual Reality. Read full review

Contents

Grasping Reality Through Illusion
13
The Experience Theater and the
49
Machines to Think With
68
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Howard RheingoldHoward Rheingold is author of "Tools for Thought, Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind, They Have a Word For It: A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words and Phrases"; coauthor of "Higher Creativity" and "The Cognitive Connection"; and editor of "Whole Earth Review." He is multimedia columnist for "Publish "magazine and has been consultant to the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment. He has written for the "New York Times, Esquire, Psychology Today, Playboy, The San Francisco Chronicle, " and "Omni.

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