english

posted by .

can anyone explain what this quote mean?

We lose sight of the fact that our digital tools are modeling reality, not substituting for it, and mistake its over-simplified contours for the way things should be. By acknowledging the bias of the digital towards a reduction of complexity, we regain the ability to treat its simulations as models occurring in a vacuum rather than accurate depictions of our world

  • english -

    Being that digital tools refer to games and computer things, that is not the real world, but many people who play those games believe they are real. In fact some people have died at the computer because they will not give up. Games make the real world seem so simple, when in reality it is quite complex.

    Sra

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English-interpreting quote

    What does this quote mean? "In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create, but by what we refuse to destroy." I'm supposed to keep in mind the depetion of our ocean resources..
  2. Your opinion

    in your opinion, what does this quote mean "if things do go right, turn left/go leaft" to you?
  3. ANais Nin: Quote Intrepretation

    In your own words, explain the following quote by Anaïs Nin: We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are. How is this?
  4. Law

    1. The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits what two types of punishment?
  5. English

    For one of my homework assignments I had to read 3 different narratives. I then had to choose one of the narrative essays that I had read and explain what the point is with that essay. Can you please read over my answer and let me …
  6. eng

    what does this quote mean: "We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us."
  7. sociology

    Hume would agree with which statement about ethics?
  8. Human Geo

    What does this question mean? Does our current outlook towards other cultures reflect the reality or is it based on stereotypes and our tendency to label and categorize things?
  9. English

    Please help “In any case you mustn’t confuse a single failure with a final defeat.” Use this quote for the following -Explain why the quote moves you or should inspire others. -Explain why the quote is important. -Tell the ways …
  10. English

    What is the meaning of the quote @Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight." Especially the part- "and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight." …

More Similar Questions