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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.


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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