Tuesday, November 08, 2005

the surreal world

Clive Thompson writes this week about the phenomenon of computer graphics looking more ghoulish as they become more realistic. He attributes this to the way the human brain perceives the minor nuances that just don't seem right. He parallels this with an article about the rise in plastic surgery that is causing "new wave of people who look just as surreal as our computerized avatars."
See full article here


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