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Jamie Bartlett is the author of The People Vs Tech and The Dark Net.
Novelists had it right: plugged-in humans stare at screens all day as corporations become more powerful than governments.
Are we willing to give up our freedom in exchange for efficient, data-driven public services owned and run by tech giants?
In the Italian election, Five Star made radical and exciting promises – like a monthly universal basic income of around €780.
Around the world, support for genuinely revolutionary ideas is strong, but in the UK at least, there's less enthusiasm for the people promising them.