Thoughts on: “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Accounts Right Now” by Jaron Lanier

Social media companies needs us to keep returning to them and to make this happen they collect data about us. That data is used to give us more of what engages us the most and in that way creating wealth for the platforms. The problem is that what engages us most are content that evokesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Accounts Right Now” by Jaron Lanier”

Favorite Books of the Year 2018: 21 Lessons for the 21 century

What Harari has done here is quite a feat. He has squeezed what could easily been a series of books into one volume, covering topics like: —- ▪️The resurrection of nationalism. ▫️What to do in a post-jobs world. ▪️The opportunity cost of fighting terrorism. ▫️Why we need a deep understanding of suffering and how toContinue reading “Favorite Books of the Year 2018: 21 Lessons for the 21 century”

“Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “Now 21 Lessons for the 21 Century”. REVIEW.

While his other books, Sapiens and Homo Deus, focused on the past and the far future – this book focuses on the present and mankind’s immediate challenges. —- Topics are ranging from how to deal with disruptive technologies, the resurrection of nationalism and the relevancy of religions. Harari wants to shine a light on theContinue reading ““Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “Now 21 Lessons for the 21 Century”. REVIEW.”