Infinite Reality: The Hidden Blueprint Of Our Virtual Lives
Infinite Reality: The Hidden Blueprint of Our Virtual Lives
“Enough with speculation about our digital future. Infinite Reality is the straight dope on what is and isn’t happening to us right now, from two of the only scientists working on the boundaries between real life and its virtual extensions.”
—Douglas Rushkoff, author of Program or Be Programmed
How achievable are the virtual experiences seen in The Matrix, Tron, and James Cameron’s Avatar? Do our brains know where “reality” ends and “virtual” begins? In Infinite Reality, Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson, two pioneering experts in the field of virtual reality, reveal how the human brain behaves in virtual environments and examine where radical new developments in digital technology will lead us in five, fifty, and five hundred years.
“An exhilarating book ... Blascovich and Bailenson are ideally situated to write this guide to the new world ... Infinite Reality a must-read for anyone who wants to prepare for the coming revolution.” (Los Angeles Times)
“Read this book if you want to understand the future.” (JARON LANIER, author of You Are Not a Gadget)
“Brilliant, farsighted, and fascinating, Infinite Reality is an essential guide to our...