Jaron Lanier is a virtual reality pioneer and the inventor of the EYE Phone, the first commercially available head-mounted display. He talks about the early days of VR.
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Guest: Jaron Lanier
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Hear from Jaron Lanier. Jaron is currently a researcher at Microsoft and is a scientist, musician and author. Probably best known for being an early expert on Virtual Reality. He has just released a new book: Ten Arguments For Deleting your Social Media Accounts Right now. In this hugely popular session Jaron will go through some of the main ideas in the book.
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In an age of constant information and infinite distractions, how can we pay more attention to our ... attention? This hour, TED speakers explore the battle for our awareness during the digital age. Guests include sociologist Zeynep Tufekci, podcast host Manoush Zomorodi, neuroscientist Amishi Jha, designer Tristan Harris, and computer scientist Jaron Lanier.