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An experiment with anarchy

The philosophy of Silicon Valley is shallow and self-serving

By Thomas Meaney   May 2013

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen (John Murray, £25)

Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier (Allen Lane, £20)

To Save Everything, Click Here by Evgeny Morozov (Allen Lane, £20)

It’s 2075 and you’re lounging on the beach. You receive a message informing you that microscopic robots are ready to start applying your suncream. How would you like to pay? You can watch a two minute advert for a local casino or transfer some nano-payments you’ve collected from your blog. Now for some lunch. While you eat, you…

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