You Are Not a Gadget (2010) examines why the internet tends to glorify the hive-mind and devalue the individual. Serving as both a history lesson of the web’s origins and a warning of the future consequences of its current path, this book illuminates the hidden design of the web.
Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, musician and writer. He was an early innovator in the field of virtual reality and has taught at Columbia University and New York University. His other books include Information Is an Alienated Experience and Who Owns The Future?
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