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A truly terrible book written with god intent yet a lack of true understanding into the emotional and social values of interaction in the online domain. The only good thing about this book is that is serves as a suitably high profile example of a vocal antiagonist in the debate of online value.

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

I'm currently three chapters into this incredibly painful read. Essentially an anti-Web 2.0 rant, Andrew Keen takes on Wikipedia, YouTube, and perhaps more in future chapters, arguing that tyranny of ... Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - deborah - Goodreads

Instead of reading this book, just go ask the oldest, grumpiest, most cynical person you know what they think about the Internet. There's a high probability that whatever they say might be an accurate ... Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

I seriously couldn't be less on board with Keen. I read this book to learn about his conceptualization of amateurism and all I learned from it was Keen's extreme distaste for user-generated content and the Web 2.0 world. Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Andrew Webber - Goodreads

worst fuckin book god damn Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Wesley Fryer - Goodreads

This book is full of factual inaccuracies and insubstantiated assertions. It is NOT worth reading. This is one of the worst books I have ever purchased. I do NOT recommend it to anyone. Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

It's been a very long time since I've read a book so in opposition to most of my core values regarding creativity and expression. From page one and on almost every page following, I've found things ... Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

What a bad, negative stupid book. Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture

User Review  - Matt Novak - Goodreads

Future Shock for the Millenial generation. Read full review

Review: The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Keen should be ashamed of himself. This book is littered with factual errors. It also has many statistics taken out of context that seem alarming, but when compared with historical statistics ... Read full review


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