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Seth takes the reader through a fun litany of optical illusions and demonstrations, some quite familiar and others less so.Our brains exist in a state of “controlled hallucination”|Matthew Hutson|August 25, 2021|MIT Technology Review
When it came, the effect was instantly disorienting, like switching between images in an optical illusion.What would it be like to be a conscious AI? We might never know.|Will Douglas Heaven|August 25, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Add that to the theory that various forms of life travel across the universe through asteroids and other debris, and you have a hypothesis more credible than distant sightings by pilots that could be explained in part by optical illusions.
One of the areas of cultural study that first hooked her had to do with optical illusions.The U.S. Is Just Different — So Let’s Stop Pretending We’re Not (Ep. 469)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 15, 2021|Freakonomics
Leaning at a seemingly unsustainable angle, Menashe Kadishman’s “Suspended” is a clever optical illusion that made me feel it was paused in time, but it could come crashing down if I hit the proverbial play button.The Hudson Valley’s outdoor art parks make for an alluring pandemic destination|Nevin Martell|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Its 8-megapixel camera, inclusive of true-tone and dual-LED f/2.2 aperture flashes, features optical image stabilization.
Traditional coach seats gave the illusion of comfortable padding but were angular, not reflecting body shapes.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And we are under no illusion that this state of affairs is confined to one battalion.
You said, “freedom of speech is an illusion” and “freedom of assembly is an illusion.”
Democracy is an illusion, freedom of speech is an illusion, freedom of assembly is an illusion.
But the growing crops are too cleanly and carefully weeded and too uniformly good to protract the illusion.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
All this I admit to be the fever of the mind—a waking dream—an illusion to which mesmerism or magic is but a frivolity.
The burning atmosphere, the motionless air caused doubtless the optical illusion.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Nor wilt thou rest forever, weary heart.The last illusion is destroyed,That I eternal thought.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
From the first entrance, to the last cry of triumph or despair, the illusion was perfect.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky