Artificial reality



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Contemporary Examples

They have become prisoners of their own artificial reality, with no easy access to the larger truths outside.
Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Political Parties David Frum October 7, 2013

Historical Examples

There is an artificial reality about his works, which is no where else to be met with.
Hazlitt on English Literature Jacob Zeitlin

The natural identity of food vanishes in the subsequent practical experience of artificial reality.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

Qualities are pursued in the attempt to build a science of artificial reality.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

noun

virtual reality; a computer simulation of reality using video and 3D graphics
Examples

The company created an artificial reality system of traffic in an urban area.
Word Origin

Introduced by Myron Krueger in the mid-1970s to describe his computer- generated responsive environments.
Usage Note

computing

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