Described as a “visionary” in a 2011 New Yorker profile, computer scientist, composer, and author Jaron Lanier will discuss how big data’s role in money and power colors its role in the sciences during a talk at the June 20 dinner of the annual NUFO meeting. The event will be held at 6 p.m. during a buffet dinner at the Bancroft Hotel in Berkeley. Send e-mail here to RSVP. Register to attend the whole meeting, which takes place June 19-21 at the Building 66 Auditorium. Contact NUFO organizers for more information.