Posts Tagged ‘Jaron Lanier

03
Feb
10

On air: Is the Internet constraining how we develop as individuals?

I’m very excited about today’s programme. Jaron Lanier is one of the great thinkers on the Internet and technology and he’s going to be with us for the full hour. (He has a book out – which is being discussed extensively online.) he’s asked to talk to you about three things. Continue reading ‘On air: Is the Internet constraining how we develop as individuals?’

03
Feb
10

Has the internet made us less creative?

On today’s show we will be talking to our special guest Jaron Lanier.

An American computer scientist, composer, visual artist, and author. We blogged about him earlier in the week. 

In his new book ‘You are not a gadget’ he accuses ‘web 2.0 generation’ of being guilty of digital collectivism – killing creativity and innovation. But is that fair?

Continue reading ‘Has the internet made us less creative?’

29
Jan
10

The Thinkers..

On the left Professor Michael Sandel , below philosopher and “digital guru” Jaron Lanier. Both fascinating and original thinkers, writers and broadcasters, and  both soon to be guests on WHYS.

Professor Sandel delivered this year’s Reith Lectures which were, if i may declare a bias, a great and thought-provoking listen. Here’s a good example of him in action. Continue reading ‘The Thinkers..’




Who’s online from WHYS?

April 2020
M T W T F S S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930