Posts Tagged: Jaron Lanier

Article // Social media & democracy, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G

A touch-screen smartphone and a top made of zips. Folks, we’re in the future. Image courtesy of Billy Farrell/bfanyc.com/Rex and The Guardian There are myriad aspects of democratic process that can be more slickly streamlined, so let’s start right at the very beginning: step

Article // Social media & democracy, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G

A touch-screen smartphone and a top made of zips. Folks, we’re in the future. Image courtesy of Billy Farrell/bfanyc.com/Rex and The Guardian There are myriad aspects of democratic process that can be more slickly streamlined, so let’s start right at the very beginning: step

Book Review // You Are Not A Gadget: Jaron Lanier

I’m aware that book reviews tend to season with both praise and criticism in the interests of flavour and contrast, but I’ve decided to tip the scales on this occasion. The multi-dimensional genius of Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist and

Book Review // You Are Not A Gadget: Jaron Lanier

I’m aware that book reviews tend to season with both praise and criticism in the interests of flavour and contrast, but I’ve decided to tip the scales on this occasion. The multi-dimensional genius of Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist and