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Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier appears in the following:

What to Actually Worry About When it Comes to Your Privacy

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Can two 'experts at the internet' agree on what is scary out there on the web and what isn't?

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Jaron Lanier Asks Who Owns the Future?

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality and one of the most influential thinkers of our time, examines the effects network technologies have had on our economy. In his new book Who Owns the Future? he asserts that the rise of digital networks led our economy into recession and decimated the middle class. He looks at why and charts the path toward a new information economy that will stabilize the middle class and allow it to grow.

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Jaron Lanier Asks Who Owns the Future?

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality and one of the most influential thinkers of our time, examines the effects network technologies have had on our economy. In his new book Who Owns the Future? he asserts that the rise of digital networks led our economy into recession and decimated the middle class. He looks at why and charts the path toward a new information economy that will stabilize the middle class and allow it to grow.

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Jaron Lanier: You Are Not a Network

Friday, November 23, 2012

Jaron Lanier is a pioneering computer scientist, a creator of virtual reality, a musician, and the author of You Are Not a Gadget, which takes a skeptical view of the role we have given technology in our lives. Lanier worries that it discourages originality and uniqueness in the generation ...

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Jaron Lanier and the Information Race

Friday, October 07, 2011

Jaron Lanier warns that just because we’ve collected a lot of information, doesn’t mean that we know how to use it. “We can create this illusion that these giant financial transactions actually make sense when they don’t just because all the bits are there … And in the same way we can make this illusion that we have a productive economy ...

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Jaron Lanier: You Are Not a Gadget

Friday, October 07, 2011

Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, philosopher, and author of the manifesto You Are Not A Gadget. “The thing about information is that it can hypnotize you. It can make you think you're wise, when you aren't,” he tells Kurt Andersen. “And as long as you have a dose of self–skepticism ...

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More with Lanier

Friday, December 17, 2010

Jaron Lanier shares his predictions with Kurt about the direction our surveillance culture is headed.

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Jaron Lanier

Friday, December 17, 2010

Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, philosopher, and author of the manifesto You Are Not a Gadget. He tells Kurt how our privacy has changed in recent years thanks to social networks and smart phone technology.

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Smackdown: Open Source or Closed Doors?

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The director of Sita Sings the Blues, Nina Paley, had to pay $50,000 to use old songs in her animation movie. She then put the movie online for free and turned herself into a free-culture activist. Composer Jaron Lanier was a digital pioneer in the '90s, but in his new ...

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Not a Gadget

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Jaron Lanier has been a Silicon Valley visionary since the 1980s. He talks about the ways the World Wide has changed commerce and culture in good ways and bad. In his book You Are Not a Gadget, he looks at the Web’s creation and structure and the technical and ...

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