Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future.
More Jaron Lanier quotes :
Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.Jaron Lanier
What does it mean to not be alone? I've approached that question through music, technology, writing and other means.Jaron Lanier