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How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age
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Andrew Keen
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How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

Andrew Keen


Atlantic Books

Social forecasting, future studies;
Internet & WWW industries


368 pages

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In his bestselling books The Cult of the Amateur and The Internet is not the Answer, Andrew Keen exposed the cultural and social dangers posed by internet technology. What was once seen as a tool for connecting people and providing opportunities is now recognised as a force that is profoundly reshaping our world.

In How to Fix the Future, Andrew Keen sets out a compelling manifesto for improving how we live in the digital age. Taking lessons from the world-changing events of the Industrial Revolution, he travels around the globe, from India to Estonia, Germany to Singapore, investigating the best and worst practices in regulation, innovation, social responsibility, consumer choice and education - and shows what we can do to preserve human values in an increasingly digital world.

By:   Andrew Keen
Imprint:   Atlantic Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   340g
ISBN:   9781786491688
ISBN 10:   1786491680
Pages:   368
Publication Date:   January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andrew Keen is an author, broadcaster, speaker and entrepreneur and one of the world's best-known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He is the executive director of the Silicon Valley salon FutureCast, a columnist for GQ magazine and the author of three acclaimed and prescient books: The Internet Is Not the Answer, Digital Vertigo and The Cult of the Amateur.

The most compelling, persuasive and passionately negative thing I've yet read on this topic. * Kazuo Ishiguro, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, New Statesman, on THE INTERNET IS NOT THE ANSWER * Pacey and chilling... A powerful, frightening read. * Sunday Times, on THE INTERNET IS NOT THE ANSWER * In this bracing book, Keen offers tools for righting our societies and principles to guide us in the future. * Walter Isaacson, author of STEVE JOBS * One of the most combative and acerbic commentators on Silicon Valley * Financial Times * A visionary critic * Observer *

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