LIVING LA VIDA VIRTUAL


Virtual Reality, as we talked about last week, has been around for a long time in both fiction and fact. However, it is through science fiction that the limits of V.R. have been pushed to the extreme. Star Trek: The Next Generation showed us holographic environments in which people (and Klingons) could interact without the […]

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THE VIRTUAL OF REALITY


Last week, I talked about sci-fi stories that depict Artificial Intelligence attempting to become human. Well a new friend of mine, Nicole L.Bates, brought up the point of humans becoming more like machines. So we have her to thank for this weeks blog article. Thanks Nicole! Nicole’s comment got me thinking about movies and TV shows that […]

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FROM ROBOT TO REAL BOY


In the fairy tale “Pinocchio” a little wooden puppet dreams of becoming a real boy. Many stories in science fiction deal with androids becoming human by discovering emotions, growth of knowledge and even having dreams. However, how realistic are these ideas? Is it at all possible for man to create an Android that will some day […]

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