Mirror Worlds: Or the Day Software Puts the Universe in a Shoebox... How It Will Happen and What It Will Mean [NOOK Book]

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Gelernter takes readers on a guided tour of the computer technology, emphasizing what he calls "mirror worlds", which allow users to interact with images and thereby interact with reality. (Computers--General Information)
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Mirror Worlds: Or the Day Software Puts the Universe in a Shoebox... How It Will Happen and What It Will Mean

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Overview

Gelernter takes readers on a guided tour of the computer technology, emphasizing what he calls "mirror worlds", which allow users to interact with images and thereby interact with reality. (Computers--General Information)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195344851
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

David Gelernter is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Yale University and an expert in programming languages and methods, and in artificial intelligence.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2002

    This is the best book I've read so far!

    I really enjoy reading this book. David Gelernter did an excellent work with this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2001

    Hello, it's now 2001....

    I'm sure it was a 'smash' back in the early 1990's, but reading about some of the technological advances of the future that are already here (but in different forms) is quite boring and a horrible waste of time.

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