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Wed, Mar 12, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Tech Guru Jaron Lanier Warns of Growing 'Digital Passivity'


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Jaron Lanier
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Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier is an Internet visionary and pioneer in the development of virtual reality. But he is not optimistic about how network technologies are reshaping society. We'll talk to him about surveillance, privacy, income inequality and other issues raised in his latest book, "Who Owns the Future?" which is now out in paperback.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jaron Lanier, author of "Who Owns the Future?" and computer scientist, composer and visual artist

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