"The mirror world does not exist completely, but it comes. One day, every place and thing in the real world – every street, lamp, building and room – will have its full digital twin in the mirror world," writes Kevin Kelly for Wired. "At present, only small plates of the mirror world are visible through AR headphones. Piece for each bit, these virtual fragments are sewn together to form a common, sustained place that will parallel the real world. "
"Author Jorge Luis Borges found a card exactly the same size as the territory it represented." Over time, Borges wrote, "Cartographers Guilds hit a map of the empire whose size it was in the empire, and coinciding point by point with it , "writes Kelly. "We are now building such a 1
"The Mirror World – a term popular first by Yale computer scientist David Gelernter – will reflect not just what looks, but its context, meaning and function. We want to interact with it, manipulate it and experience it as if we are doing the real world, writes Kelly. "At first, the mirror world will appear to us as a high-resolution layer of information that overlays the real world. We can see a virtual name brand floating in front of the people we have met before. Perhaps a blue arrow shows us the right place to turn a corner. Or useful remarks rooted in interesting places … These examples are trivial and elementary, similar to our earliest, lame guesses of what the internet would be, just after it was born of CompuServe, early AOL. The real value of this work comes from the trillion unexpected combinations of all these primitive elements. "
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MacDailyNews Take: And Apple will be the company to deliver the mirror world, via Apple Glasses, followed by turning off peddlers for the less demanding ones, as
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