The Cult of the Amateur: Book summary and reviews of The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen

The Cult of the Amateur

How Today's Internet is Killing Our Culture

by Andrew Keen

The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen

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In a hard-hitting and provocative polemic, Silicon Valley insider and pundit Andrew Keen exposes the grave consequences of today’s new participatory Web 2.0 and reveals how it threatens our values, economy, and ultimately the very innovation and creativity that forms the fabric of American achievement.

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"[T]his jeremiad about the death of "our cultural standards and moral values" heads swiftly downhill." - PW.

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