Top Virtual Reality Quotes

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1. "How did you . . . pass the time?' Sunday asked. ‘You couldn't just ching out of it, could you?'‘We had a different form of chinging,' Eunice said. ‘An earlier type of virtual-reality technology, much more robust and completely unaffected by time lag. You may have heard of it. We called it "reading"."
Author: Alastair Reynolds
2. "Virtual reality has nothing on Calvin."
Author: Bill Watterson
3. "It is possible to build a virtual-reality generator whose repertoire includes every possible environment."
Author: David Deutsch
4. "Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I'm awaiting virtuous reality."
Author: Eli Khamarov
5. "We need to be virtually bludgeoned into detachment from our daily lives, our habits and mental laziness, which conceal from us the strangeness of the world. Without a fresh virginity of mind, without a new and healthy awareness of existential reality, there can be no theatre and no art either; the real must be in a way dislocated, before it can be re-integrated."
Author: Eugène Ionesco
6. "Objects and their functions no longer had any significance. All I perceived was perception itself, the hell of forms and figures devoid of human emotion and detached from the reality of my unreal environment. I was an instrument in a virtual world that constantly renewed its own meaningless image in a living world that was itself perceived outside of nature. And since the appearance of things was no longer definitive but limitless, this paradisiacal awareness freed me from the reality external to myself. The fire and the rose, as it were, became one."
Author: Federico Fellini
7. "Over the next generation or two, ever larger numbers of people, hundreds of millions, will become immersed in virtual worlds and online games. While we are playing, things we used to do on the outside, in "reality," won't be happening anymore, or won't be happening in the same way. You can't pull millions of person-hours out of a society without creating an atmospheric-level event."
Author: Jane McGonigal
8. "The real world just doesn't offer up as easily the carefully designed pleasures, the thrilling challenges, and the powerful social bonding afforded by virtual environments. Reality doesn't motivate us as effectively. Reality isn't engineered to maximize our potential. Reality wasn't designed from the bottom up to make us happy."
Author: Jane McGonigal
9. "Virtual reality is a self-created form of chosen reality. Therefore it exists."
Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
10. "The park achieved a kind of reality. Like these virtual reality games the children are playing with. I told them we were doing this 40 years ago! Disneyland is virtual reality."
Author: John Hench
11. "There were two problems with this idea. First, it led to crappy "virtual reality" movies like Virtuosity and The Lawnmower Man. And second, in the long run, it turned out to be totally wrong."
Author: Ken Jennings
12. "We love books because they are the greatest escape. That is because our own minds eye is the purest form of virtual reality."
Author: M.R. Mathias
13. "Think about it: virtually every atrocity in the history of humankind was enabled by a populace that turned away from a reality that seemed too painful to face, while virtually every revolution for peace and justice has been made possibly by a group of people who chose to bear witness and demanded that others bear witness as well."
Author: Melanie Joy
14. "Nanotechnology has been moving a little faster than I expected, virtual reality a little slower."
Author: Nick Bostrom
15. "The telephone is virtual reality in that you can meet with someone as if you are together, at least for the auditory sense."
Author: Ray Kurzweil
16. "By the end of this decade, computers will disappear as distinct physical objects, with displays built in our eyeglasses, and electronics woven in our clothing, providing full-immersion visual virtual reality."
Author: Ray Kurzweil
17. "I started looking at small companies that were running a sort of virtual reality cottage industry: I had imagined that I would just put on a helmet and be somewhere else - that's your dream of what it's going to be."
Author: Thomas Dolby
18. "At the same time, one of the things I noticed was that the moment there was any kind of audio attached to virtual reality, it really improved the experience, even though the audio didn't feel like a sound engineer or composer had been anywhere near it."
Author: Thomas Dolby

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