In a deliciously subversive new book, The Cult of the Amateur, which debuts in June, (Andrew) Keen recounts the many ways in which technology is remaking our culture and society….The subtitle of his book states his thesis bluntly: “How the democratization of the digital world is assaulting our economy, our culture, and our values.”
Read this commentary from C|Net’s Charles Cooper and visit Andrew Keen’s blog, his ZDNet blog, The Great Seduction and his article in the Whats New Media wiki (irony alert). More commentary from ZDNet’s Between the Lines. Nicholas Carr has a few thoughts of his own on the subject.
Previously from WNM: