Morlock Elloi on Thu, 16 May 2013 09:18:42 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Jaron lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

It has nothing to do with 'digital' and everything to do with
productivity and near-zero friction distribution.

No one needs 95% of 'producers' in the culture industry. The 5%
are giving us all we need (and only tiny fraction of these 5% are
employed by MSM - the rest are independents catering to all tastes and

We cannot consume any more. Just go die quietly somewhere.

> comparing those effects to the ones *caused* by newer technologies.


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