In 1985, a humble group of programmers from Silicon Valley began exploring the concept of virtual reality from a tiny cottage in Palo Alto. This group would later be recognized as VPL Research, a small company founded by pioneer Jaron Lanier, the man credited for coining the buzzword “VR.”
Our wide-ranging interview with Robert S. Harrison '76, Chairman of the Cornell University Board of Trustees, discusses the search for a new president, the state of Cornell's endowment fund, and advice for current Cornellians.
The speed of technological development and an anxious market forces the banking system to adapt faster and innovate further, all in the name of pleasing investors who readily take on risk to achieve any return the market will give them. And as they have time and time again, the financial industry delivers.