Keynote: The Cult of the Amateur

Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur (UK)

In ‘The Cult of the Amateur’, Keen aims to show how today’s Internet is killing our culture and assaulting our economy.

The Web 2.0 revolution is delivering superficial observations of the world around us rather than deep analysis, shrill opinion rather than considered judgment. ‘The second generation of the Internet has arrived. It's worse than you think.’