“Who Owns The Future” by Jaron Lanier (My book review in USA Today)

Lanier_Who Owns_coverUnless we want mass unemployment, poverty and revolution in the future, we need to start compensating people for the contributions they make to digital networks.

That is the central theme of computer scientist Jaron Lanier’s new book Who Owns The Future, an in-depth followup and expansion on ideas he first explored in his 2010 best-seller, You Are Not A Gadget.

I recently interviewed Lanier, and wrote a review of his excellent new book for USA Today.

Here’s a link: Review: The Dark Side of Technology’s Disruption

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