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Author Jaron Lanier
3 ratings
4.7 average rating
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David K. Liu
92 events
36 reviews
38 stars
attended May 16 2013

most satisfying evening of all-encomposing overview of digital world fr figure well-versed and participant fr early days, presented pleasantly and bracketed by brief but unusual musical offerings - perfect for wkday eve talk

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5 reviews
39 stars
attended May 16 2013

Jaron Lanier, an internet pioneer, is a big-picture thinker with the ability to connect the dots from ancient times to the 19th century to the tech world of today and the work world of the future. A very provocative thinker!

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“At the bottom of Lanier’s cyber-tinkering is a fundamentally humanist faith in technology, a belief that wisely designed machines can bring us closer together by expanding the possibilities of creative self-expression … His mind is a fascinating place to hang out.” —Los Angeles Times

Venture Capital 101 <em>The Yellow Ticket</em> (<em>Der Gelbe Schein</em>) Dance Legend Bill T. Jones <em>The Telomere Effect</em> Authors Elizabeth Blackburn & Elissa Epel Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Movie Ticket 4-Pack for Theaters Near You <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em>