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Who Owns the Future? Man vs. Web


Futurist Jaron Lanier shares his perspective on how the future might not be the digital utopia some envision. Actually, he spits on that vision, and points to how web businesses exploit/destroy the working class and the entrapment of social networking.

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  • Ben Goldhirsh

    wow. thanks for sharing Grace. The micropayments seems like an interesting way to counter the aggregation of wealth up to the few in control. That stat comparing the thousands employed at Kodak to the 13 employed at Instagram kinds of bangs it home. We're going to have to figure out a better way to share the "abundance" that technology can bring us.