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Author Rheingold, Howard.

Title Virtual reality / Howard Rheingold.

Publication Info. New York : Summit Books, [1991]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  Q183.9 .R44 1991    AVAILABLE
Description 415 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 392-399) and index.
Contents Grasping reality through illusion -- Experience theater and the art of binocular illusion -- Machines to think with -- Threshold of virtual exploration -- Entering cyberspace -- Blastoff at NASA -- Birth of the VR business -- Cyberspace and serious business -- Reality on your retina -- Cool gadgets and industrial policies -- "Visual, intelligent, and personal" -- Out of the body -- Origins of drama and the future of fun -- Feel of things -- Homebrew VR -- Teledildonics and beyond -- Cyberspace and human nature.
Form Also issued online.
Summary Explores the social, economic, psychological, and philosophical implications of tomorrow's technology.
Subject Science -- Computer simulation.
Technology -- Computer simulation.
Virtual reality.
Cybernetics. (OCoLC)fst00885777
Science -- Computer simulation. (OCoLC)fst01108202
Technology -- Computer simulation. (OCoLC)fst01145098
Virtual reality. (OCoLC)fst01167688
Virtuele werkelijkheid.
Computersimulation. (DE-588)4148259-1
Kybernetik. (DE-588)4033888-5
Virtuelle Realität. (DE-588)4399931-1
Intelligence artificielle.
Simulation par ordinateur.
Réalité virtuelle.
Cyberspace. (DE-588)4266146-8
Virtual reality.
Other Form: Online version: Rheingold, Howard. Virtual reality. New York : Summit Books, ©1991 (OCoLC)551609963
ISBN 0671693638

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