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Book Review

Infinite Reality: The Hidden Blueprint of Our Virtual Lives

Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011. Contents, introduction, notes, index. 298 pp. $27.99 cloth. ISBN: 9780061809507

by Ron Scott

First Paragraph:

Early in my former life as a computer programmer, I was chastised by a boss for my interest in personal computers. “PCs are fine, if you like toys,” he said, “but business will never accept them.” Play, he was arguing, has no place in the business world, and despite the obvious sea-change in corporate attitudes towards the PC, this view persists in many industries.