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Jaron Lanier
  • Name: Jaron Lanier
  • Born: 05/03/1960 (60 years old)
  • Occupation: Computer scientist, composer, visual artist, author
  • Known for: Virtual reality
  • Website: www.jaronlanier.com

Jaron Zepel Lanier (/ˈrɪn lɪˈnɪər/, born May 3, 1960) is an American computer philosophy writer, computer scientist, visual artist, and composer of contemporary classical music. Considered a founder of the field of virtual reality, Lanier and Thomas G. Zimmerman left Atari in 1985 to found VPL Research, Inc., the first company to sell VR goggles and gloves. In the late 1990s, Lanier worked on applications for Internet2, and in the 2000s, he was a visiting scholar at Silicon Graphics and various universities. In 2006 he began to work at Microsoft, and from 2009 has worked at Microsoft Research as an Interdisciplinary Scientist.

Birth Name: Jaron Zepel Lanier

Alias: Jaron Zepel Lanier

Birth Place: New York City, U.S.

Website: www.jaronlanier.com

Source: Wikipedia

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