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Author Sorgatz, Rex, author.

Title The Encyclopedia of Misinformation [electronic resource] : A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery / Rex Sorgatz.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Abrams / Vearsa Limited, [2018]
©2018

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Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
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Summary The Encyclopedia of Fakery is a compendium of misinformation, deception, and self-delusion throughout history. The lens is wide-fakery is examined in the context of science and advertising, humor and law, sports and video games. Entries span eclectic topics: Artificial Intelligence, Auto-Tune, Chilean Sea Bass, Clickbait, Cognitive Dissonance, Cryptids, False Flag Operations, Gaslighting, Gerrymandering, Kayfabe, Laugh Tracks, Milli Vanilli, P.T. Barnum, Photoshopping, Potemkin Villages, Rachel Dolezal, Strategery, Truthiness, and the Uncanny Valley. From A to Z, this is the definitive guide to how we are tricked, and how we trick ourselves.
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Subject Common fallacies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Encyclopedias.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Added Author Petrantoni, Lorenzo, 1970- illustrator.
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ISBN 9781683352341 (epub)
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