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Author, critic, technologist and new media pioneer Dr. Jay David Bolter will deliver a lecture at Missouri S&T today, Thursday, March 2. Among his many accomplishments, Bolter is known for the books he’s authored or co-authored and for pioneering hypertext as an application for creative writing.
Bolter will speak on “Innovation, Creativity and the Metaverse” at 7 p.m. in Leach Theatre. The lecture will focus on the metaverse, which is a virtual-reality space where users interact with each other in a technology-generated environment. An opening reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the Leach Theatre lobby. Both the lecture and the reception are free and open to the public.Bolter’s visit to S&T is sponsored by the university’s Center for Creativity and Innovation.