Here it is: Six Pixels Of Separation – The Mirum Podcast – Episode #608 – Host: Mitch Joel. Even when he takes a pop at me (which he does… and it’s probably not all that lovingly), I really enjoy my conversations and debates with Andrew Keen. It used to be a lot easier to call him a contrarian to everything that was happening in Silicon Valley. After all, his bestselling books, The Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer earned him the dubious title of “the anti-Christ of Silicon Valley.” His latest book, How To Fix The Future, is still controversial but it’s more optimistic (if we do something with the contents of it) about how this might all play out. Sure, Andrew is happy to take a victory lap, by pointing out how right he was in his previous books… but here we are. How does technology our culture and digital media push forward with so much creative destruction and the problems that have arisen as we all connect? Andrew is executive director of the Silicon Valley innovation salon FutureCast and a public speaker. He is the host of Keen On show, a TechCrunch chat show, and was named one of the “100 Most Connected Men” in 2015 by GQ magazine. Enjoy the conversation…
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