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The Resource Who owns the future?, Jaron Lanier

Who owns the future?, Jaron Lanier

Label
Who owns the future?
Title
Who owns the future?
Statement of responsibility
Jaron Lanier
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A visionary innovator of virtual reality evaluates the negative impact of digital network technologies on the economy and particularly the middle class, citing challenges to employment and personal wealth while exploring the potential of a new information economy for stabilizing the middle class and enabling positive growth
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.I55
LC item number
L365 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Who owns the future?, Jaron Lanier
Label
Who owns the future?, Jaron Lanier
Publication
Note
Reissued with new introduction and afterword
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the Paperback edition -- Prelude -- Part one, First round. Motivation ; A simple idea -- Part two, The cybernetic tempest. Money as seen through one computer scientist's eyes ; The ad hoc construction of mass dignity ; "Siren servers" ; The specter of the perfect investment ; Some pioneering siren servers -- Part three, How this century might unfold from two points of view. From below: mass unemployment events ; From above: misusing big data to become ridiculous -- Part four, Markets, energy landscapes, and narcissism. Markets and energy landscapes ; Narcissism -- Part five, The contest to be most meta. Story lost ; Coercion on autopilot: specialized network effects ; Obscuring the human element ; Story found -- Part six, Democracy. Complaint is not enough ; Clout must underlie rights, if rights are to persist -- Part seven, Ted Nelson. First thought, best thought -- Part eight, The dirty pictures (or, Nuts and bolts: what a humanistic alternative might be like). The project ; We need to do better than ad hoc levees ; Some first principles ; Who will do what? ; Big business ; How will we earn and spend? ; Risk ; Financial identity ; Inclusion ; The interface to reality ; Creepy ; A stab at mitigating creepiness -- Part nine, Transition. The transition ; Leadership -- Conclusion: what is to be remembered? -- Afterword to the Paperback edition
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxviii, 411 pages
Isbn
9781451654974
Lccn
2014379394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872116527

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