VIRTUAL UNREALITY

By: CHARLES SEIFE

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The bestselling author of "Proofiness" and "Zero" explains how to separate fact from fantasy in the digital world
Digital information is a powerful tool that spreads unbelievably rapidly, in-fects all corners of society, and is all but impossible to control--even when that information is actually a lie. In "Virtual Unreality," Charles Seife uses the skepticism, wit, and sharp facility for anal-ysis that captivated readers in "Proofiness "and "Zero "to take us deep into the Internet information jungle and cut a path through the trickery, fakery, and cyber skullduggery that the online world enables.
Taking on everything from breaking news coverage and online dating to pro-gram trading, self-publishing, and that ec-centric and unreliable source that is Wiki-pedia, Seife arms his readers with actual tools--or weapons--for discerning truth from fiction online.

Title: VIRTUAL UNREALITY

Author Name: CHARLES SEIFE

Categories: SCIENCE COMPUTER GENERAL,

Publisher: PENGUIN:

ISBN Number: 0670026085

ISBN Number 13: 9780670026081

Binding: HARDCOVER W/JACKET

Book Condition: NEW CONDITION

Seller ID: IM198411

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