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

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

By writing this review I am adding to what Andrew Keen eloquently diagnoses as the problem. He rails against user generated content to persuade his reader (he certainly convinced me to a large extent ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Gregory - Goodreads

Often acerbic and out outspoken, Keen has strong opinions about Web 2.0, Google and the state of affairs that built MySpace and YouTube. Highly recommended. Read full review

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

User Review  - Carl Wescott - Goodreads

This book is well-thought-out, well-organized, and well-written. Keen argues that UGC (user generated content) is putting crap on the internet, and eliminating the jobs of talented writers, artists ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jr - Goodreads

I read this book about 4 years ago and loved it. The author makes good points along the way. In some cases he has an alarmist tone. He also gives a message that the way things were in the past are ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Phil Simon - Goodreads

Controversial and insightful. While you may not agree with everything that Keen has to say about amateurs, I think that he's trying to start an important conversation about where things are going. If ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Desiree - Goodreads

A very pessimistic view of the future of media. He believes our books, movies and music will disappear only to be replaced with amateurs taking over. Typical web 2.0 stuff where all of us become ... Read full review

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

User Review  - J - Goodreads

This is a thoughtful paen to the value of expertise, to the professional, to intelligence, to innovation, and creativity over the ego of the amateur. Unfortunately, the Internet facilitates the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Everyone has a responsibility to read this!(in my opinion). Read full review


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