The Internet and the Future with Jaron Lanier

THE technologist and Internet skeptic Jaron Lanier is someone I speak to every few months whether I need to or not — he’s got some of the sharpest sense of how digital technology has reshaped life for the creative class and the larger middle class it sits inside. It helps that he’s also an experimental/classical musician who collects tons of weird old instruments. futureukuscombopb

The other day we spoke about Amazon, Kickstarter, income inequality, and last year’s hit book, Who Owns the Future?, recently out in paperback. That Salon Q+A is here.

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