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Summary

Jaron Lanier is a famous Artist from USA, he is 53 years old and still alive, born May 3, 1960.

Biography

Jaron Zepel Lanier (born in New York) is a composer and American essayist. Considered a pioneer of virtual reality, Lanier is also known for his scathing critique of the concept of The Wisdom of Crowds - this is how he describes the project encyclopedic Wikipedia as a "Digital Maoism".

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Jaron, under the main topic Technology.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaron_Lanier

Famous quotes by Jaron Lanier (16)


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"Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone"
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"The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share"
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"I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface"
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"If you're old enough to have a job and to have a life, you use Facebook exactly as advertised, you look up old friends"
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"I'd much rather see a world where, when you make some quirky comment on a blog or news story or you upload a video clip, instead of just a moment of fame for your pseudonym, you'll get 50 bucks. The first time that happens, you'll realise that you're a full-class citizen. You have the potential to make money from the system"
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"Facebook says, 'Privacy is theft,' because they're selling your lack of privacy to the advertisers who might show up one day"
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"Musicians and journalists are the canaries in the coalmine, but, eventually, as computers get more and more powerful, it will kill off all middle-class professions"
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"I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface"
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"Advertisers and marketers should be looking to bring new experiences to different parts of the brain. It's a more profound idea than just dropping a billboard into a video game"
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"Every time we give a musician the advice to give away the music and sell the T-shirt, we're saying, 'Don't make your living in this more elevated way. Instead, reverse this social progress, and choose a more physical way to make a living.' We're sending them to peasanthood, very much like the Maoists have"
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"The interesting thing about advertising is that the things that annoy us sometimes about it are really human. It's us looking at ourselves - and like all human endeavors it's imperfect"
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"Advertisers are not thinking radically enough - they look for technology to lead instead of trying the neuroscience approach and thinking about what parts of the brain haven't been activated before. These new experiences bring new capabilities to the brain"
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"I view advertising as being this romanticizing element that helps us appreciate, understand and enjoy how remarkable it is that we've been able to do so much, and learn so much. I view it as really vital, even though sometimes it can be really annoying"
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"Advertising is the edge of what people know how to do and of human experience and it explains the latest ways progress has changed us to ourselves"
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"Human beings either function as individuals or as members of a pack. There's a switch inside us, deep in our spirit, that you can turn one way or the other. It's almost always the case that our worst behaviour comes out when we're switched to the mob setting. The problem with a lot of software designs is that they switch us to that setting"
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"Google's thing is not advertising because it's not a romanticizing operation. It doesn't involve expression. It's a link. What they're doing is selling access"


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