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Jaron Lanier

computer scientist, artist, author

Jaron Lanier is the Prime Unifying Scientist at Microsoft, where he helps lead the company’s development and implementation of artificial intelligence systems. A leading computer scientist, he is renowned his pioneering work in the field of virtual reality. He is a best-selling author who has written extensively about technology and its impact on society, a musician with a deep interest in unique and historical musical instruments, and a composer of “new” classical music. In 2018, Lanier was named one of the 25 most influential people in the previous 25 years of tech history by Wired Magazine. He has also been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine and one of the top hundred public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy Magazine.

Past Programs Featuring Jaron Lanier

Friday, February 9, 2024 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm