Jaron Lanier

Computer systems expert and author of "You Are Not a Gadget : A Manifesto and Who Owns the Future?"

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A computer systems expert widely credited with helping develop "virtual reality;" author of You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto and Who Owns the Future?


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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is being grilled by Congress Tuesday and Wednesday about political consulting group Cambridge Analytica and its harvesting of the data of tens of millions…

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Jaron Lanier was a pioneer of virtual reality. He sold a start-up to Google and helped Walmart, Fannie Mae, banks and hedge funds learn to use computerized information.

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