Jaron Lanier on fixing our tech troubles and remake the internet
Jaron Zepel Lanier is an American computer philosophy writer, computer scientist, visual artist, and composer of classical music. Considered a founding father of the field of virtual reality, Lanier and Thomas G. Zimmerman left Atari in 1985 to found VPL Research, Inc., the first company to sell VR goggles and gloves.
Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
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Facebook and Google will be hated by most people.
Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are ‘behavior modification empires’ resulting from a tragic mistake.
The dangers of the concentration of data to democracy puts facebook and google at the center of Algorithmic enforcers of “cultural Marxism”
Jaron Lanier: How we need to remake the internet | TED Talk
Jaron Lanier: Who Owns the Future?
From media to manufacturing to medicine, technology is reshaping the face of more and more industries, marching them lock-step into an information economy. However, as author Jaron Lanier asks, if …
Facebook behavior modification
“The Facebook business model is mass behavior modification for pay. And for those who are not giving Facebook money, the only … reward they can get or positive feedback is just getting attention.”
Jaron Lanier interview on how social media ruins your life …
In this interview Jaron Lanier talks about Facebook, YouTube, Google and how the tech and social media giants are using algorithms to record data about their users – and how internet algorithms …
Jaron Lanier’s ideas for the future of profiting from your own data
In the early days of digital culture, Jaron Lanier helped craft a vision for the internet as public commons where humanity could share its knowledge — but even then, this vision was haunted by the dark side of how it could turn out: with personal devices that control our lives, monitor our data and feed us stimuli.
Antitrust Law – They have to much power over people with this “it’s all free” model. Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are ‘behavior modification empires’ resulting from a tragic mistake #TED2018
@shoshanazuboff‘s explosive new book “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” argues that big tech platforms like Facebook and Google are building “a global architecture of behavior modification” with dire consequences for democracy. 8-9AM ET: http://democracynow.org
Shoshana Zuboff’s Surveillance Capitalism.
Behavior modification through surveillance
“we write the music and they [the users] dance to it.”
Anybody can be manipulated. It’s quite easy. And it’s the whole endgame of surveillance capitalism.
Tech companies know so much about us that they can predict our behavior. It’s especially easy for them because they can manipulate behavior. So “behavioral futures markets” are a way for these companies to place bets on our future behavior.