TITLE

Reality Bytes

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Steven
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Discover;May2003, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the prediction made by computer scientist David Gelernter that advances in computing power and connectivity would lead to the creation of virtual cities or micro versions of the real world built out of data streams and algorithms. Economic vitality of the virtual world of Norrath, part of the computer game Everquest; Discussion on narrative information systems; Existence of the technical infrastructure for creating an authentic mirror world.
ACCESSION #
9474977

 

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