Who Owns the Future?

Who Owns the Future?

Jaron Lanier


The “brilliant” and “daringly unique” (The ny Times) critique of electronic networks from the “David Foster Wallace of tech” (London night Standard)—asserting that to mend our economic climate, we needs to repair our details economy.

Jaron Lanier is the daddy of digital fact and one of many world’s so much incredible thinkers. Who Owns the Future? is his visionary reckoning with the main pressing financial and social pattern of our age: the toxic focus of cash and tool in our electronic networks.

Lanier has estimated how expertise will remodel our humanity for many years, and his perception hasn't ever been extra urgently wanted. He exhibits how Siren Servers, which make the most significant info and the loose sharing of knowledge, led our financial system into recession, imperiled own privateness, and hollowed out the center type. The networks that outline our world—including social media, monetary associations, and intelligence agencies—now threaten to wreck it.

But there's another. during this provocative, poetic, and deeply humane e-book, Lanier charts a course towards a brighter destiny: a knowledge financial system that rewards usual humans for what they do and percentage on the net.

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