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Friday, July 20, 2007

Keen v. Weinberger

Full Text: Keen vs. Weinberger, Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2007.  An excellent back-and-forth between Andrew Keen and David Weinberger on the value of the web and Web 2.0.  Is the web a low-culture nightmare of amateurs and narcissism or a messy, open opportunity for every kind of culture?

PS:  You know where I come down:

Scholars who expect to find the very best [scholarly journal] literature online, harmlessly cohabiting with crap, are replacing scholars who, despite themselves perhaps, still associate everything online with crap....