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Author Blascovich, Jim.

Title Infinite reality [OverDrive electronic resource] : avatars, eternal life, new worlds, and the dawn of the virtual revolution / Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : William Morrow, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 298 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index.
Contents Dream machines -- A museum of virtual media -- Mirror, mirror on the wall -- Winning virtual friends and influencing virtual people -- The virtual laboratory -- Who am I? -- Re-creating yourself -- Street smarts -- Eternal life -- Digital footprints -- The virtual "Jones" -- Virtually useful -- Virtual yin and yang -- More human than human.
Summary Two Silicon Valley-based professors survey the field of virtual reality to explore the possibilities and potential of emerging digital technologies through which realistic human personalities and environments can be replicated.
Subject Virtual reality -- Social aspects.
Virtual reality -- Psychological aspects.
Online social networks.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Bailenson, Jeremy.
Other Form: Print version: Blascovich, Jim. Infinite reality. 1st ed. New York : William Morrow, c2011 9780061809507 (DLC) 2010046175 (OCoLC)641532480
ISBN 9780062041692 (electronic bk.)
006204169X (electronic bk.)
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