Jaron Lanier: Who Owns the Future?
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Founder, VPL Research; Author, You Are Not a Gadget and Who Owns the Future?
Steven Leckart, Correspondent, Wired Magazine - Moderator
Virtual reality visionary and Internet pioneer Lanier provides insight into what the new information economy could look like. Lanier’s expertise in computer science, music and digital media helped him develop a profound understanding of technology and its impact on society. But the rise of digital networks has not only forced our economy into recession but also put strains on the middle class, he says.
Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: General: $20 non-members, $12 members, $7 students. Premium (priority seating and copy of book) $40 non-members, $40 members.
Also know: Photo by Jonahtan Sprague. In association with the Oshman Family JCC.
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