The annual Peace Prize for Lanier/ Friedenspreis für Jaron Lanier

YOU REMEMBER THIS EXTRAORDINARY MAN

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He was  long ago a great man with a beautiful mind for me!

Interesting!….Jaron Lanier’s Bio

Have you come across a scientist who looks like this!
Scientists of the future centuries may look like him!

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“Artist, author and computing expert Jaron Lanier has won the annual Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The award went “to a true pioneer in the digital world,” and one “who has always recognized the inherent risks.”/ DW 5.06.2014/

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“………..”He combines it all with a professional career as a pianist and player of obscure and bizarre musical instruments, more than 700 of which clutter his downtown New York apartment. “He is this extraordinary person – gifted, generous and ethical,” says his friend, the theoretical physicist Lee Smolin. “People ask why we don’t have more renaissance people these days. Jaron shows that it is still possible.”     ……..”

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http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/buecher/themen/jaron-lanier-erhaelt-den-friedenspreis-12973615-p3.html

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