User Illusion

User Illusion

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The user illusion is the illusion created for the user by a human-computer interface, for example the visual metaphor of a desktop used in many graphical user interfaces. The phrase originated at Xerox PARC. Some philosophers of mind have argued that consciousness is a form of user illusion. This notion is explored by Tor N rretranders in his 1991 Danish book M rk verden, issued in a 1998 English edition as The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size. He introduced the notion of exformation in this book. According to this picture, our experience of the world is not immediate, as all sensation requires processing time. It follows that our conscious experience is less a perfect reflection of what is occurring, and more a simulation produced unconsciously by the brain. Therefore, there may exist phenomenon that exists beyond our peripheries, beyond what consciousness could create to isolate or reduce them.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Vadpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136455919
  • 9786136455914