Musicians POV: Jaron Lanier – You Are Not A Gadget [video]

Please enjoy this short and insightful 5 minute video with Jaron Lanier talking about the failure of Web 2.0 and how it has not created a new middle class of creative professionals, as promised or predicted. His book, “You Are Not A Gadget” is essential reading.

We’ll be presenting more videos and commentary from Jaron.  Please review the links below to learn more:

http://www.jaronlanier.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaron_Lanier

http://www.jaronlanier.com/gadgetwebresources.html

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/07/11/110711fa_fact_kahn

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2010/01/the_geek_freaks.html

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703481004574646402192953052.html

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1984685_1984745_1985490,00.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/opinion/sopa-boycotts-and-the-false-ideals-of-the-web.html

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2010/12/the-hazards-of-nerd-supremacy-the-case-of-wikileaks/68217/

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