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Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier
John Naughton

Jaron Lanier is a scientist, musician, and writer best known for his work in virtual reality and his advocacy of humanism and sustainable economics in a digital context. His 1980s start-up VPL Research created the first commercial VR products and introduced avatars, multi-person virtual world experiences, and prototypes of major VR applications such as surgical simulation. His books Who Owns the Future? and You Are Not a Gadget were international bestsellers, and Dawn of the New Everything was named a 2017 best book of the year by The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Vox.

Meet the Author

June 4-19, 2018

Meet Jaron Lanier as he reads from his new book Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now.

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Dawn of the New Everything

Jaron Lanier
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

Named one of the best books of 2017 by The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, & Vox

The father of virtual reality explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting...

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