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Jaron Lanier
Members of the University Honors Program had the opportunity to meet with and ask questions of Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality and the keynote speaker for NIU’s 2013 Celebrating Excellence event. Lanier, named one of Time Magazine’s great minds, has spent his life devoted to researching and developing new methods of computing and...
Jaron Lanier – the bestselling author of “You Are Not a Gadget,” the father of virtual reality, and one of Time Magazine’s most influential thinkers of our time – will be the keynote for NIU’s Celebrating Excellence event. The event begins at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Holmes Student Center’s Duke Ellington Ballroom....
Northern Illinois University is hosting its first-ever Celebrating Excellence event. Sixteen different functions – including honor society inductions, lectures and guest speakers, research presentations, recognition ceremonies and conferences – will take place between Sunday, April 14, and Sunday, April 28. Celebrating Excellence highlights the accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty and staff to the...
Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality, will serve as the keynote speaker for NIU’s two-week Celebrating Excellence event. The inaugural celebration is planned from Sunday, April 14, through Sunday, April 28. Lanier will speak at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. A book signing will...