” I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it’s too expensive to change the interface. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” Technologists provide tools that can improve people’s lives. But I want to be clear that I don’t think technology by itself improves people’s lives, since often I’m criticized for being too pro-technology. Unless there’s commensurate ethical and moral improvements to go along with it, it’s for naught. “


” If we allow our self-congratulatory adoration of technology to distract us from our own contact with each other, then somehow the original agenda has been lost. “


” What does it mean to not be alone? I’ve approached that question through music, technology, writing and other means. “



All 6 Jaron Lanier Quotes about Technology in picture


I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it
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.


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
Technologists provide tools that can improve people
If we allow our self-congratulatory adoration of technology to distract us from our own contact with each other, then somehow the original agenda has been lost.
What does it mean to not be alone? I