What is a Person?

Internet pioneer Jaron Lanier, author of You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto, and inventor of the term “virtual reality,” discusses the implications of new web technologies on education, community, and artistic expression in the 21st century.

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This program took place at the Museum on June 17, 2010.


This program is a part of LINK, a year-long initiative exploring the intersections of technology, art, and Judaism. LINK is made possible by a generous grant from the Covenant Foundation. Additional support has been provided by the Koret Foundation and The David B. Gold Foundation.


What is a Person? is also supported by a grant from The Wallace Foundation in partnership with the San Francisco Foundation and Grants for the Arts/SF Hotel Tax Fund.

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