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Andrew Keen

Journalist
Male
Born 1960

Andrew Keen is a British-American entrepreneur and author. He is particularly known for his view that the current Internet culture and the Web 2.0 trend may be debasing culture, an opinion he shares with Jaron Lanier and Nicholas G. Carr among others. Keen is especially concerned about the way that the current Internet culture undermines the authority of learned experts and the work of professionals.… Read More

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    Why 'surveillance Is The Dominant Business Model On The Internet'
    Huffington Post - Feb 02, 2015
  • Facebook Vs Twitter: Which Is A Better Bet?
    Fox Business News - Feb 11, 2014
  • Stuck In The Digital Transit Zone?
    CNN - Jun 28, 2013
  • Can Digital Revolution Save Greece?
    CNN - Jul 13, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born in 1960.

THIRTIES

1995 35 Years Old Keen returned to Silicon Valley in 1995 and founded Audiocafe.com, which received funding from Intel and SAP.

FORTIES

2000 40 Years Old The firm folded in April 2000 and after the demise of Audiocafe.com, Keen worked at various technology companies including Pulse 3D, SLO Media, Santa Cruz Networks, Jazziz Digital and Pure Depth, where he was director of global strategic sales. … Read More
2005 45 Years Old In 2005, Keen wrote that Web 2. is a "grand utopian movement" similar to "communist society" as described by Karl Marx. … Read More
2007 47 Years Old On 5 June 2007, Keen released his first book The Cult of the Amateur, published by Doubleday Currency, and gave a talk at Google the same day. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old He prominently featured in the 2008 Dutch documentary The Truth According to Wikipedia and was also featured in the 2010 American documentary Truth in Numbers. … Read More
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