Note that brighter males will generally be forced to marry less able females as they'll be the only ones willing to have kids and stay at home. As a polemicist, Keen is committed to the worst-case scenario, but what's absent is an acknowledgement of the many wonders of Web 2. Readers of the blogs, I hope most would not read from just one type of sources like newspaper, TV or alternative media sites. But within the white population about 2m is Jewish: The ultimate irony is that Keen's polemic against amateur content comes off as strangely amateurish.
The concern is the net is killing these sources! Although targeted to the business community, the book places no premium on efficiency. I find it funny that a person should write a book based upon some sweeping generalisations. As far as the content is concerned it's people like me that create systems that mean my content will appears in the first page of results that sways things in favour of my content being found. It has enabled people from all over the world to feel connenct on a level more intimate that ever before.
The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen
Those who want 'truth' will actively seek it out and probe various sources. That's why Thatcher-Blair and backers are best seen as anarcho-capitalists. He observes that as advertising dollars migrate from newspapers, magazines and television news to the Web, organizations with the expertise and resources to finance investigative and foreign reporting face more and more business challenges. Education is no guarantee of getting the facts right either, not in a million years. It's best not to make inferences, as they are likely to lead one to error.
It's not a fashionable statement in this super-connected Web 2. The difficult question one has to ask is will there be sufficient technocrats in the future to provide those essential services if that part of the population is being thinned out through differential fertility and emigration? On the other hand, the more ill-informed people there are, the greater the chance of success for the ones not so ill-informed. It certainly did to me. My solution is a Certificate of Voting Competence, to be studied for, and awarded by, examination. Books portal Technology portal. More power to the bloggers I say and who exactly decides what the real truth is anyway?