The user illusion: cutting consciousness down to size

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Viking, Apr 27, 1998 - Medical - 467 pages
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An insightful guide explores how the "user illusion" of the computer world applies to our own consciousness, focuses on fascinating data regarding the consciousness, and encourages readers to find a better understanding of the consciousness and to celebrate the joys of the world. 25,000 first printing.

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

A spectacular book that has completely changed my understanding of the mind and consciousness. I poured through this 400 pages in just a few days - I couldn't set it down. The critical arguments in ... Read full review

THE USER ILLUSION: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size

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A leading Danish science writer argues that our conscious mental processes are only the surface aspect of the mind. N—rretranders begins with a history of information theory, leading up to a ... Read full review

Contents

Throwing Away Information
23
Infinite Algorithms
45
The Depth of Complexity
69
Copyright

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