artificial reality


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artificial reality

[‚ärd·ə′fish·əl rē′al·əd·ē]
(computer science)
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He proclaimed that this artificial reality, that he called simulation, got such a strong hold that old meanings and explanations had vanished.
Unlike the wall-mounted portion of the installation--which, given its composition from a multitude of identically shaped tiles, reflects the logical arrangement of a regular, albeit sagging, grid--the floor pieces seem to have escaped from the orderly rows of seedling trays or laboratory incubators to flourish in the wild as the progenitors of a new and partly artificial reality.
They include Caspian Learning, which supplies children's learning software based on 3D computer games technologies; Pilot, publishers of a free North-East music magazine and Artificial Reality, a company which creates 3D animated models for architects and the construction industry.
* Artificial Reality, Joico's new spring 2006 collection, combines the aggressive attitude of very short hair with the soft, romantic look of long locks in a single multi-dimensional coiffure.
The case for cognitive benefits begins with a fundamental feature of games: "far more than books or movies or music, games force you to make decisions." In an artificial reality, players decide where to steer a car, how to invest money, which weapon to grab.
Surely Taylor is correct to highlight the relationship between recent cultural developments and contemporary economic life, both of which seem to disclose a move away from moral order and toward an increasingly simulated and artificial reality. In such a context--who knows?--economic theory might well benefit from the consideration of "self-organized criticality" and/or "complex adaptive systems theory."
"The main thing is about avoiding reality and living in an artificial reality.
Almost all of humanity in The Matrix series is trapped in an artificial reality. This is designed to keep them in a shared passive dream state, when in reality they are simply the energy source for the machines that enslave them.
It was all about creating a separate, artificial reality inside the machine."
So Neo from The Matrix isn't the only one living in an artificial reality. Neo found out that he's The One, when will Nell discover she married One?
War twists and distorts a culture and requires "a new, artificial reality." Traditional morality is abandoned.
Krueger, whose book Artificial Reality II [2] describes his vision of human-computer interaction.