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    Everyone ought to read this book It is topical, interesting, intelligent, surprising, and important For me, it has a real WOW factor, which I love to find And, in the process you might also become a Jaron Lanier fan, as I have.This book puts together bits and pieces of things about the Information Industry/Economy that I

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    This might be the worst book I ever read; I fought hard to keep reading from the first page, but had to stop 1/3 of the way through The author kept reiterating the same ideas over and over with angry analogies of various kinds I believe this is because in addition to being an expert in virtual reality, he is also a musician who puts a lot of time and effort into that craft, and the rise of the internet has upended how music is bou

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    A Must Read, even if the offered solution is flawed The critique of the Silicon Valley culture and forma mentis is brilliant, and very much needed It is nice to hear another version than the usual call for an open Internet And it is nice to

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    When I heard Jaron Lanier speak about his book, I was interested in learning about his take our networked information economy So it was good to finally finish the book and understand his view that, as things are currently progressing, what he terms Siren Servers (such as , Google, Facebook) will own the future That is unl

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    Highly Recommended the book is well written, thoughtful and captures both our situation and posits potential solutions.Specifically h

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    I am We are and there has not been a method, since anyone started to remember methods, of uniting the two Collectively, we have passed, in a short time, through an industrial revolution, parallelled by a revolution in literacy, and then we had an information revolution which is still ongoing, and is reflected in, or perhaps illustrated by,

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    This is a very interesting book from Lanier and well worth reading.He gives a very useful account of what is going on in public big data, search and social media, which is largely accurateand well informed, and will be use

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    Interesting views, but told in a fuzzy way, not really formalised enough to my taste Some concepts are very important, this is why I would recommend reading the book today: the fact that information on the internet is left in feed forward mode, without necessarily a complete history of where it comes from As opposed to this, wikipedia for i

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    This book is awesome and Lanier is a brilliant, lucid and fair thinker The book opened my eyes to how the business model of the Facebooks and Googles (Lanier’s “Siren Servers”) create a world which hollows out the earnings ability of the people who they depend on I like his “human centric” alternative which creates levees to enable us to own and earn from our dataOh, and buy paper books now while we can still afford them!

  10. says:

    A great insight and unlike others Lanier actually offers solutions to the problem.Well written, very clear and an easy rea

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The brilliant and daringly original The New York Times critiue of digital networks from the David Foster Wallace of tech London Evening Standardasserting that to fix our economy we must fix our information economyJaron Lanier is the father of virtual reality and one of the worlds most brilliant thinkers Who Owns the Future is his visionary reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age the poisonous concentration of money and power in our digital networks Lanier has predicted how technology will transform our humanity for decades and his insight has never beenurgently needed He shows how Siren Servers which exploit big data and the free sharing of information led our economy into recession imperiled personal privacy and hollowed out the middle class The networks that define our worldincluding social media financial institutions and intelligence agenciesnow threaten to destroy it But there is an alternative In this provocative poetic and deeply humane book Lanier charts a path toward a brighter future an information economy that rewards ordinary people for what they do and share on the webThe ;br. A Must Read even if the offered solution is flawed The critiue of the Silicon Valley culture and forma mentis is brilliant and very much needed It is nice to hear another version than the usual call for an open Internet And it is nice to hear a few sound truths like the Internet does NOT create jobs it is in fact in danger of shrinking the marketAnd all this critiue is beautifully written and a delight to read interludes included It is obvious that Lanier on top of being a talented musician and computer scientist is also a talented and convincing writer However he is no economist and his knowledge of economics is very fuzzy as explained in another comment here that you should read AJ Sutter s Likewise the fix he proposes even in broad outline is simply not realisticNot realistic because of technical problems Even if a team of techie geniuses manage to come up with a credible system not likely the nanopayments are likely to be so nano that transaction costs would eliminate any value created Identifying people s contributions to the Net are impossible how do you separate who has added what to whom And to what extent a new idea is in debt to an old one the legacy problem assuming of course that the idea originator is not dead or should his or her descendents inheritAnd not realistic because of social problems The owners of Siren Servers Google Apple etc are not likely to change their business model it s a winning model why break it Of course they won t Which means that this book will remain on an academic shelf as far as the solution proposed is concerned But not as far as the critiue is concerned that isboth good and useful Shake Silicon Valley make em see they re not such marvels Earthfall (Homecoming, reality and one of the worlds most brilliant thinkers Who Owns the Future is his visionary A Daddy for Christmas reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age the poisonous concentration of money and power in our digital networks Lanier has predicted how technology will transform our humanity for decades and his insight has never beenurgently needed He shows how Siren Servers which exploit big data and the free sharing of information led our economy into Banned in Britain recession imperiled personal privacy and hollowed out the middle class The networks that define our worldincluding social media financial institutions and intelligence agenciesnow threaten to destroy it But there is an alternative In this provocative poetic and deeply humane book Lanier charts a path toward a brighter future an information economy that Hour of the Beast rewards ordinary people for what they do and share on the webThe ;br. A Must Read even if the offered solution is flawed The critiue of the Silicon Valley culture and forma mentis is brilliant and very much needed It is nice to hear another version than the usual call for an open Internet And it is nice to hear a few sound truths like the Internet does NOT create jobs it is in fact in danger of shrinking the marketAnd all this critiue is beautifully written and a delight to Dictionary Of Dreams read interludes included It is obvious that Lanier on top of being a talented musician and computer scientist is also a talented and convincing writer However he is no economist and his knowledge of economics is very fuzzy as explained in another comment here that you should The Love of a Latino read AJ Sutter s Likewise the fix he proposes even in broad outline is simply not Other Days, Other Eyes realisticNot Deception Island realistic because of technical problems Even if a team of techie geniuses manage to come up with a credible system not likely the nanopayments are likely to be so nano that transaction costs would eliminate any value created Identifying people s contributions to the Net are impossible how do you separate who has added what to whom And to what extent a new idea is in debt to an old one the legacy problem assuming of course that the idea originator is not dead or should his or her descendents inheritAnd not The Family realistic because of social problems The owners of Siren Servers Google Apple etc are not likely to change their business model it s a winning model why break it Of course they won t Which means that this book will The First Partition of Poland remain on an academic shelf as far as the solution proposed is concerned But not as far as the critiue is concerned that isboth good and useful Shake Silicon Valley make em see they The Hero of Varay re not such marvels

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Who Owns the Future?

Illiant; and ;daringly original; The New York Times critiue of digital networks from the ;David Foster Wallace of tech; London Evening Standard;asserting that to fix our economy we must fix our information economyJaron Lanier is the father of virtual reality and one of the world;s most brilliant thinkers Who Owns the Future is his visionary reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age the poisonous concentration of money and power in our digital networks Lanier has predicted how technology will transform our humanity for decades and his insight has never been urgently needed He shows how Siren Servers which exploit big data and the free sharing of information led our economy into recession imperiled personal privacy and hollowed out the middle class The networks that define our world;including social media financial institutions and intelligence agencies;now threaten to destroy it But there is an alternative In this provocative poetic and deeply humane book Lanier charts a path toward a brighter future an information economy that rewards ordinary people for what they do and share on the webThe. When I heard Jaron Lanier speak about his book I was interested in learning about his take our networked information economy So it was good to finally finish the book and understand his view that as things are currently progressing what he terms Siren Servers such as Google Facebook will own the future That is unless proposals such as his help us move to an alternative future where data ownership and costs are higher and yet there are of us who have a piece of the action as part of a middle class that can grow and prosperSegments that stood out or were most memorable for me included Lanier s description of Siren Server effects his map out and summaries of nine dismal humors of futurism and one hopeful one based on Ted Nelson s earlier work on two way links I also really appreciated the graph page 209 that visually represents the hypothesis of the book that the degree of democracyparticipation will rise as the cost of information increases Of particular interest to me were his comments on how we could earn and spend as well as barriers and leadership scenarios for transitioning to humanistic arrangementsAs others have indicated this book is dense covers much ground and it can be challenging for a reader to connect all the various pieces However there are nuggets at every turn and hanging in or returning to the text is worth it to get the insights and concerns from this tech insider While his alternative future may not be the one hopefully will heed his cautions and consider ways to promote middle class growth as the networked information economy continues to advance Perhaps like Odysseus we will be able to overcome the dangerous aspects of the Sirens to further progress in the human journey A Daddy for Christmas reality and one of the world;s most brilliant thinkers Who Owns the Future is his visionary Banned in Britain reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age the poisonous concentration of money and power in our digital networks Lanier has predicted how technology will transform our humanity for decades and his insight has never been urgently needed He shows how Siren Servers which exploit big data and the free sharing of information led our economy into Hour of the Beast recession imperiled personal privacy and hollowed out the middle class The networks that define our world;including social media financial institutions and intelligence agencies;now threaten to destroy it But there is an alternative In this provocative poetic and deeply humane book Lanier charts a path toward a brighter future an information economy that Dictionary Of Dreams rewards ordinary people for what they do and share on the webThe. When I heard Jaron Lanier speak about his book I was interested in learning about his take our networked information economy So it was good to finally finish the book and understand his view that as things are currently progressing what he terms Siren Servers such as Google Facebook will own the future That is unless proposals such as his help us move to an alternative future where data ownership and costs are higher and yet there are of us who have a piece of the action as part of a middle class that can grow and prosperSegments that stood out or were most memorable for me included Lanier s description of Siren Server effects his map out and summaries of nine dismal humors of futurism and one hopeful one based on Ted Nelson s earlier work on two way links I also The Love of a Latino really appreciated the graph page 209 that visually Other Days, Other Eyes represents the hypothesis of the book that the degree of democracyparticipation will Deception Island rise as the cost of information increases Of particular interest to me were his comments on how we could earn and spend as well as barriers and leadership scenarios for transitioning to humanistic arrangementsAs others have indicated this book is dense covers much ground and it can be challenging for a The Family reader to connect all the various pieces However there are nuggets at every turn and hanging in or The First Partition of Poland returning to the text is worth it to get the insights and concerns from this tech insider While his alternative future may not be the one hopefully will heed his cautions and consider ways to promote middle class growth as the networked information economy continues to advance Perhaps like Odysseus we will be able to overcome the dangerous aspects of the Sirens to further progress in the human journey

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;brilliant; and ;daringly original; The New York Times critiue of digital networks from the ;David Foster Wallace of tech; London Evening Standard;asserting that to fix our economy we must fix our information economyJaron Lanier is the father of virtual reality and one of the world;s most brilliant thinkers Who Owns the Future is his visionary reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age the poisonous concentration of money and power in our digital networks Lanier has predicted how technology will transform our humanity for decades and his insight has never been urgently needed He shows how Siren Servers which exploit big data and the free sharing of information led our economy into recession imperiled personal privacy and hollowed out the middle class The networks that define our world;including social media financial institutions and intelligence agencies;now threaten to destroy it But there is an alternative In this provocative poetic and deeply humane book Lanier charts a path toward a brighter future an information economy that rewards ordinary people for what they do and share on the we. This book is awesome and Lanier is a brilliant lucid and fair thinker The book opened my eyes to how the business model of the Facebooks and Googles Lanier s Siren Servers create a world which hollows out the earnings ability of the people who they depend on I like his human centric alternative which creates levees to enable us to own and earn from our dataOh and buy paper books now while we can still afford them