a dreadlocked virtual-reality pioneer turned classical-music composer and techno-pundit

In his new book Who Owns the Future?, [Jaron] Lanier looks to a future in which it isn’t just our social networks and search engines that reap billions from our data. It’s everyone: retailers, banks, health care providers. Lanier thinks they’ll all offer us wonderful services at irresistible prices—yet leave us unemployed and at their mercy.

- Will Oremus, here … cf. here