Jaron Lanier performs a short piece of his original works on the Japanese Shakuhachi bamboo flute while at the Deepak Homebase in New York City.
00:30 | 2016
Jaron Lanier, listed as history's 300 greatest inventors in the Encyclopedia Britannica and Time’s list of the 100 most influential people, declares that “Consciousness is more fundamental than form,” but when Deepak asks Lanier if he perceives himself as a consciousness, his reply is ambiguous. Regardless of how Lanier perceives himself, he has undeniably contributed to the expansion of human consciousness. In this episode we are granted an intimate experience with a technological visionary of our time who coined the term “virtual reality” in 1987. Jaron Lanier is an internationally best-selling author, an active participant in the world of new classical music, and a computer scientist at Microsoft.
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