Festival of Ideas for the New City
The Networked City Keynote Address: Jaron Lanier
May 5, 2011
Author of the best-selling You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto, Jaron Lanier has long been associated with Virtual Reality research and founded VPL Research, the first company to market VR product. He has served as Chief Scientist of Advanced Network and Services and served as Lead Scientist of the National Tele-immersion Initiative, a coalition of research universities studying advanced applications for Internet2. He has recently served as Scholar at Large for Microsoft and currently acts as their Partner Architect.