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hyperreality

(ˌhaɪpərɪˈælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Sociology) an image or simulation, or an aggregate of images and simulations, that either distorts the reality it purports to depict or does not in fact depict anything with a real existence at all, but which nonetheless comes to constitute reality
2. (Philosophy) an image or simulation, or an aggregate of images and simulations, that either distorts the reality it purports to depict or does not in fact depict anything with a real existence at all, but which nonetheless comes to constitute reality
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For example, the research sees hyper-reality achievable as the 6G technology market leverages artificial intelligence and next generation user devices for an immersive experience that is not just indistinguishable from reality but rather transformative in a way that redefines reality.
Linnemann describes how meth--and drugs, more generally--has been fetishized, while the reality has been disavowed to create a hyper-reality and "simulacrum" of drugs and their use (Baudrillard 1994).
Losberger De Boer, a leading temporary event structure and semi-permanent buildings specialist, said it has erected a unique Panorama Dome structure in JBR's The Beach pedestrian precinct in Dubai for Emirati group Meraas at The Void by Duvent to house a Ghostbusters hyper-reality experience.
"It makes this surreal world _ this hyper-reality _ grounded and makes it relevant to us," she said.
There is a hyper-reality to the documentary form gestured to by such commonly used phrases as "the magical documentary moment", "the fantastic in the mundane everyday", all of which point to a certain discomfort among practitioners as well as him theorists: they fail to acknowledge that the disjunction key to magical realism is structurally present in the documentary.
Our evening was spent strolling around City Walk -- an outdoor urban retail complex, with restaurants and a central fountain, and exploring Hub Zero: Home to a plethora of hyper-reality experiences for children and adults.
'So now with AI you have a situation where the sources of similarities are increasing, leading to the production of hyper-reality,' he said.
The theme of the 2017 Consumer Culture Theory conference was hyper-reality and cultural hybridization, so organizers held it at Disneyland in southern California.
Samsung and Microsoft have differentiated the device from other similar ones on the market by combining the next-generation hyper-reality technology and the world's leading operating system.
Here one might wander from the truism 'the map is not the territory' as originally coined by Korzybski, intimating the common confusion that arises between representations of reality and the reality itself, and through McLuhan's extension of it to electronic media to arrive ultimately at Baudrillard's hyper-reality. Above all else, however, this book comprises a thorough empirical study more akin to a Foucauldian genealogy than philosophical treatise, and packed full with the rich rewards of meticulous archival research.
Have a Yoda fun UPDATE As we await the movie, step into a galaxy far, far away with the new hyper-reality Star Wars experience at The Atrium Westfield London (Shepherd's Bush) from December 16.
Theirs was a world of robots, technological advances, hyper-reality and computer love many years before the internet even existed.