Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More posts by this contributor Facebook co-founder says its rise reveals the fault lines destroying the “American Dream” 2018 might be Amazon’s year to take a leading role in online advertising

Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On.

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INNOVATE2016: The dark confessions of a lifelong Republican entrepreneur

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More post

INNOVATE2016: The xenophobia on display in this election could hurt U.S. startups

The anti-muslim, anti-hispanic and increasingly xenophobic tenor of the debate - especially on the Republican side -- is bound to scare smart entrepreneurs from coming to America. Innovation depends o

INNOVATE2016: How digital can reinvent American government

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More post

How government can unlock three trillion dollars of value in the digital economy

The traditional Silicon Valley view is that innovation happens in spite rather than because of government. But according to Accenture Senior Director of Strategy, Anand Shah, government does have an i

INNOVATE2016: Brewster Kahle’s call for a decentralized web

The time has come to build a better Web.

Understanding Hillary Clinton’s innovation plan

So what will a Clinton presidency mean to Silicon Valley? And does she actually have a plan on innovation and technology?

Regenerative medicine today is like the internet in 1993

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More post

INNOVATE2016: Libertarian Presidential candidate says “We need to Uber everything”

Whatever one thinks of his ideology, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson may be the pro innovation candidate that Silicon Valley has been waiting for.

INNOVATE2016: How 5G will change everything… including the network neutrality debate

According to Hans Westberg, chief executive of the Swedish telco giant Ericsson, the next big thing is 5G.

INNOVATE2016: Candidate Erin Schrode harnesses tech and positivity for a new political generation

Schrode’s campaign to become the youngest representative in Congress really caught fire on social media.

The operating systems of the 2016 elections revealed!

Each candidate is working off a different operating system, representing a completely different media paradigm. According to media commentator Douglas Rushkoff, Bernie Sanders is the candidate of the

How To Reinvent A $38 Billion Company

With its illustrious 138-year history, its 114,000 global workforce and its $38 billion dollar market cap, you'd think that the Swedish tech giant Ericsson would be secure as the world's leading provi

How Cloud Films Wants To Keep Movies Authentic In The Age Of The Selfie

The innovative film maker <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/tiffany-shlain">Tiffany Shlain</a> isn't a great fan of selfies. They are mostly two dimensional, she told me at a <

Keen On… Nanotechnology: How It Changes Everything

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.matthewcputman.com/?section=news">Matthew Puttnam</a> is exactly the kind of guy one would expect to found a nanotechnology company.

Keen On… Scale: How To Spread Excellence From The Few To The Many

<a target="_blank" href="http://bobsutton.typepad.com/">Bob Sutton</a> is one of Silicon Valley's most influential business gurus.

Keen On… Taxis: The Real Dangers of Riding In an Uber Car

According to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tlpa.org/news/pr_110712_rouse.pdf">Bill Rouse</a>, the <a target="_blank" href="http://layellowcab.clickforward.com/index.asp">GM of Yellow Cabs of Los

Keen On… Iridescent: How Girls Are 3 Years Ahead Of Everyone Else In The Race To Innovate

<a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/TaraChk"> Tara Chklovski</a> is the founder and CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://iridescentlearning.org/">Iridescent</a>, a remarkable Google funded

Keen On… Success: Why 99.9% Of Tech Companies Aren’t WhatsApp or Instagram

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/reggie-aggarwal">Reggie Aggarwal</a>, the founder and CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/cvent">Cvent</a>, desc

Keen On… Absolute Value: What Really Influences Customers In The Age Of (Nearly) Perfect Information

How do we decide what to buy? According to Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen, the authors of Absolute Value: What Really Influences Customers in the Age of (Nearly) Perfect Information, we used to mak

Keen On… Big Bang Disruption: How The Innovator’s Dilemma Has Become The Innovator’s Nightmare

According to Downes, the innovator's dilemma has now been replaced by what he calls the "innovator's nightmare". Today's new technology products are so much better and cheaper than legacy products tha
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