The Cold Desert of Software Reality

  • Jiří Bystřický
  • Jan BrejchaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9186)


The current state of knowledge of our lived world is in constant confrontation of two environments that does not yet fully converge. On the one hand stands a person with his or her own cultural traditions and historical development, and on the other hand stands the technology per se, in its relatively rapid development phase. These two parts constantly roam without bringing us a significant breakthrough in knowledge, which is the needed human cognitive reference point when interacting with computers. Our aim is to find out certain nodes of understanding between these two worlds, and propose a hypothesis for their possible approximation.


Cognition Cultural techniques De-abstraction De-reality Interface hermeneutics Knowledge Human-computer interaction Processive subject Post-media Proto-medium Reflexive interface Simulacra Software reality Visual thinking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Catholic Theological FacultyCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Frame InstitutePragueCzech Republic

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