May 28, 2011
Related article: "The Pleasure and Danger of Augmented Reality" By Ayesha Khanna Big Think | Nov 19, 2010
"Diminished reality can have many productive applications. Architects can imagine what a site will look like after a building has been demolished, for instance. At the same time, it can also become a destructive tool for spreading apathy in society. “I don’t want to see any homeless people on the street,” you may decide, and the software will keep deleting the poor lying on the sidewalks and you will never feel compelled to do anything about the stark income disparity in your city."