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Mind as a Virtual Reality Machine

Mind as a Virtual Reality Machine

By what empirical means can a person determine whether he or she is presently awake or dreaming? Any conceivable test addressing this question, which is a special case of the classical metaphysical doubting of reality, must be statistical (for the same reason that empirical science is, as noted by Hume).

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The Real Scorpion

The Real Scorpion

My first impression of the real Scorpion (Walter O'Brien) was nothing at all like the one portrayed on the hit CBS show of the same name, now in its second season.

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Video Friday: Philip Rosedale Demos High Fidelity

Video Friday: Philip Rosedale Demos High Fidelity

Philip Rosedale, Cofounder of High Fidelity and previously of Linden Labs, discusses the next wave of virtual reality, and demonstrates his new product High Fidelity which allows sharing of facial expressions and expressive avatars using 2D and 3D cameras.

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