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  • Dawn of the New Everything

  • Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality
  • By: Jaron Lanier
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
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Bridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it means to be human at a moment of unprecedented technological possibility. Through a fascinating look back over his life in technology, Jaron Lanier, an interdisciplinary scientist and father of the term virtual reality, exposes VR's ability to illuminate and amplify our understanding of our species and gives listeners a new perspective on how the brain and body connect to the world.

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  • The future and how we will get there

  • By Daniel J. Matyola on 12-05-17

A more personal work from a singular thinker

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Reviewed: 08-06-18

Half autobiography, half discussion of the history and possibilities of VR, this book does both marvelously. Lanier is among the clearest, sanest thinkers in the tech world.