Review of ‘You are not a gadget’ by Jaron Lanier

A few years ago the technology commentator Kevin Kelly published an interesting book called ‘New Rules for the new economy’ which argued that the internet has brought in new economic rules which trump the old foundation of our economy: scarcity. Through its ability to...

Our ‘brain-tech’ future

Imagine technologies that would allow anyone to have a profound spiritual experience, give you a photographic memory, meditate like a monk, or even tell your IQ from reading your brainwaves… all at the touch of a button! Surprisingly, these technologies already...