From Just Vibrations: The Purpose of Sounding Good by William Cheng

  • Music
  • Disability Studies
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  • Figure 4.8. (left) Approaching crowds on the playground (loud and blurry stimuli) and (right) moving away from crowds in Auti-Sim Screen captures from the simulation Auti-Sim. The left image shows an extremely grainy representation of the first-person protagonist’s vision of the world (two classmates, a swing in the distance, some trees in the background). The right image, absent of the grainy distortion, is what the protagonist can “achieve” by moving far away from other classmates and the noise they make; an empty swing in front of the protagonist underscores the sense of isolation (or, perhaps, relief).