Why does Jaron Lanier hate the idea of “the wisdom of the crowd”?

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/What-Turned-Jaron-Lanier-Against-the-Web-183832741.html

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Towards the end of this interview, he makes an interesting point about music that could also be applied to photography.

Compare his ideas with that of Laurel Ptak’r proposition of unpaid work in Web 2.0 https://acm202.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/the-new-school-nyc-the-photographic-universe-the-online-image-with-laurel-ptak-and-andrew-wilson/

http://www.jaronlanier.com/

You are not a gadget : a manifesto / Jaron Lanier
London : Allen Lane, 2010
 
Another critic of the social implications of technology is Sherry Turkle https://acm202.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/sherry-turkle/
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