Infinite Reality


Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution (2011) .. by Jeremy Bailenson @infinitereal etc


Contents

Introduction … 1

1 Dream Machines … 9

2 A Museum of Virtual Media … 24

3 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall … 37

4 Winning Virtual Friends and Influencing Virtual People … 65

5 The Virtual Laboratory … 83

6 Who Am I? … 95

7 Re-creating Yourself … 109

8 Street Smarts … 122

9 Eternal Life … 138

10 Digital Footprints … 154

11 The Virtual “Jones” … 169

12 Virtually Useful … 191

13 Virtual Yin and Yang … 227

14 More Human Than Human … 256

Acknowledgments … 263

Notes … 269

Index … 292