Jaron Lanier: Dawn of the New Everything
Thursday December 7: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
In a world full of unequaled technological possibilities Jaron Lanier, an interdisciplinary scientist and father of the term “virtual reality,” exposes VR’s ability to illuminate and amplify our understanding of our species, showing it to be a humanistic setting for technology. He has a new theory on how the brain and body connect to the world and argues that VR is the key to living richer and fuller lives.
Join us in the Rare Book Room as Jaron shares how virtual reality can be viewed as both a scientific and cultural adventure!