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156: Jaron Lanier | Why You Should Unplug from Social Media for Good

156: Jaron Lanier | Why You Should Unplug from Social Media for Good

Update: 2019-02-0421
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Jaron Lanier is an early Internet pioneer, computer scientist, visual artist, musician, and author of Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now.


What We Discuss with Jaron Lanier:



  • The real cost of the "everything is free" mentality that accompanied the cultural proliferation of the Internet and social media.

  • How social media manipulates human behavior to threaten free will.

  • Why negative emotions are the lifeblood of social media.

  • How social media contributes to the mass production of misinformation.

  • Why feeding on social media content tailored to you makes it difficult to empathize with the perspective of others.

  • And much more...


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Comments (2)

Robert P

There are so many great episodes but WOW, Jaron Lanier was such an interesting guest.

Feb 11th
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Jordan Harbinger

Robert P Thanks Robert! What did you like about this one?

Feb 12th
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156: Jaron Lanier | Why You Should Unplug from Social Media for Good

156: Jaron Lanier | Why You Should Unplug from Social Media for Good

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