Reflection time: Jaron Lanier on how to Remake the Internet

I started reading the book “You are not a gadget”  by Jaron Lanier. This book was published 8 years ago and it still feels fresh. This read is making me reflect a lot about the Internet today. It’s the first time I read a Jaron Lanier book and I am fascinated by his ideas.

So, I am just going to leave this amazing TED Talk here for the weekend. It is worth it!

My favorite quote is this:

I don’t believe our species can survive unless we fix this. We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is if it’s financed by a third person who wishes to manipulate them. — Jaron Lanier

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