The Internet Is Not the Answer

The Internet Is Not the Answer

Andrew Keen


The web, created throughout the chilly battle, has now ushered in a single of the best shifts in society because the business Revolution. there are lots of optimistic ways that the net has contributed to the realm, yet as a society we're much less conscious of the Internet’s deeply unwanted effects on our psychology, economic climate, and tradition. In The net isn't the Answer, Andrew prepared, a twenty-year veteran of the tech undefined, strains the technological and financial historical past of the web from its founding within the Nineteen Sixties in the course of the upward thrust of the large information businesses to the expanding makes an attempt to monetize virtually each human job, and investigates how the net is reconfiguring our world—often at nice fee. during this sharp, witty narrative, educated by way of the paintings of different writers, teachers, and newshounds, in addition to his personal wide-ranging study and interviews, willing indicates us the tech international, warts and all, and investigates what we will do to ensure the alternatives we make concerning the reconfiguring of our society don't result in disagreeable unexpected aftershocks.

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