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The Resource The virtual future, William Sims Bainbridge

The virtual future, William Sims Bainbridge

Label
The virtual future
Title
The virtual future
Statement of responsibility
William Sims Bainbridge
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Language
eng
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BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.76.I59
LC item number
B35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Immersive environments series
The virtual future, William Sims Bainbridge
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The virtual future, William Sims Bainbridge
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The city and the stars. Science versus fiction ; Scenarios and simulations: BioShock -- StarCraft ; Virtual gameworlds -- 2. The Matrix Online. Mega City ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Hacking and coding ; Exiles and personalities -- 3. Tabula Rosa. Exploring two worlds ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; The Logos language ; The cultures of spaceflight -- 4. Anarchy Online. The planet Rubi-Ka ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Anarchy nanotechnology ; Anarchy society -- 5. Entropia Universe. Exploring Calypso ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Colonizing Calypso ; Social implications -- 6. Star Trek Online. Memory Alpha ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Episodes ; Social bugs -- 7. EVE Online. Republic versus Empire ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Technology of the EVE galaxy ; Social life between the stars -- 8. Star Wars Galaxies. A galaxy far, far away ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Division of labor ; The future of religion -- 9. World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade. Two new races ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Alchemy and engineering in Outland ; The social environment -- 10. The Chronicles of Riddick. A dark world ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; Science and technology in the new media ; Society of darkness -- 11. The Skylark and the Shuttle. Optimism versus pessimism ; Scientific and philosophical basis ; The future of virtual worlds
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
ix, 201 p.
Isbn
9780857299031
Lccn
2011935370
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)733249964

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