Who Owns the Future?

Jaron Lanier

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Who Owns the Future?

-By Jaron Lanier
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    Drawing on sources ranging from ancient philosophy to the latest technology, this book proposes a radical system that truly rewards endeavour - whether it's in the media or manufacturing - and ultimately preserves human dignity.

    As you read this, thousands of remote computers are refining secret models of who you are, using the information to make huge fortunes for a few people. Does the future have to be this way? How can we change it? In this visionary book Jaron Lanier imagines an alternative, where economic power is given back to creators. Drawing on sources ranging from ancient philosophy to the latest technology, he proposes a radical system that truly rewards endeavour - whether it's in the media or manufacturing - and ultimately preserves human dignity. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9780241957219
    Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
    Number of Pages 400
    Publication Date 04032014
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    Binding Paperback

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