Title: Reality Check

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Title: Reality Check Title Record # 100342
Author: David Brin
Date: 2000-03-16
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: nature.com
Language: English
Synopsis: Do you ever get that sense of deja vu...a feeling that you've experienced something before? As computers get more and more complex, they are able to replicate the nature of reality in ever finer detail. How would we recognize if we were living in a computer simulation – a highly accurate world of virtual reality? Perhaps this isn't your first time...
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Translations
Year Language Title
2004 Italian Controllo di realtà

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
22 2001 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Nature, March 16, 2000 2000-03-16 ed. Editors of Nature Nature Publishing Group     106
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
Year's Best SF 6 2001-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-102055-9 $7.50 xii+
500
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Paul Youll Checkmark
Year's Best SF 6 2001-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins / SFBC 0-7394-1856-4 / 37551 $10.98 xii+
500
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Youll Checkmark
The Hard SF Renaissance 2002-11-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-87635-1 $39.95 960
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gregory Manchess Checkmark
The Hard SF Renaissance 2002-12-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 54747 $14.99 960
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gregory Manchess Checkmark
Tomorrow Happens 2003-02-00 David Brin NESFA Press 1-886778-43-4 $25.00 219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Tomorrow Happens 2003-02-00 David Brin NESFA Press 1-886778-44-2 $40.00 221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns  
Live Without a Net 2003-07-00 ed. Lou Anders Roc / New American Library 0-451-45925-3 $14.95 321
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth John Picacio Checkmark
The Hard SF Renaissance 2003-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-87636-X $21.95 960
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Gregory Manchess Checkmark
Live Without a Net 2004-07-00 ed. Lou Anders Roc / New American Library 0-451-45945-8 $6.99 388
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Picacio Checkmark
Urania #1493 Supplement 2004-12-00 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1493 Supplement €4.10 330
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag Franco Brambilla  
Year's Best SF 6 2009-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175781-5 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Reality Check 2011-06-25 David Brin Smashwords 978-1-4658-1777-8 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
Insistence of Vision 2016-03-00 David Brin The Story Plant 978-1-61188-220-9 $26.95 374
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patrick Farley Checkmark
Insistence of Vision 2016-03-00 David Brin Fiction Studio Books 978-1-943486-82-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Insistence of Vision 2016-03-00 David Brin The Story Plant 978-1-61188-221-6 $13.95 374
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Patrick Farley Checkmark
The Hard SF Renaissance date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 978-0-312-87636-4 $25.99 960
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Gregory Manchess Checkmark
The Hard SF Renaissance date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-87636-X $21.95 960
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Gregory Manchess Checkmark
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