Full immersion emulation

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Wed Mar 1 19:22:28 CST 2017

On 2017-03-01 7:55 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> On 3/1/2017 4:22 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>> On 03/01/2017 11:46 AM, Tony Duell wrote:
>>> But presumably on an emulator there will be some kind of volume
>>> control. Or even unplug the speaker(s) if you want silence...
>> But then, what of the "realism"?  Is the sound of a  half-ton of
>> dynamite going off realistic at 50 dB?  Many aspects of "the good old
>> days" weren't all that good.
>> I suppose we could also provide a sensation of reality by slowing our
>> modern systems to a crawl, having them go down every few days, and
>> include some rats under a raised floor.  Thank  you, no.
> You mean like using the INTERNET. I read translated Asian novels,
> and the update a chapter ever few days, and that is my favorite
> site with all crap ads,bells and whistles. Two to three minutes
> just load a ascii text file on the screen, on a good day.
>> I like my computers quiet.
>> --Chuck
> Well we talk to tablets and phones now, how long before they talk back?

And when they do:

‘6079 Smith W.! Yes, YOU! Bend lower, please! You can do better than 
that. You’re not trying.'


> Ben.

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