Andrew Keen

tech-industry commentator

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Andrew Keen on KCRW

Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have created a new industrial order.  But the Internet has also been a force for disruption, and they are being called to account.

How to fix the future

Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have created a new industrial order.  But the Internet has also been a force for disruption, and they are being called to account.

from To the Point

We are fast becoming a nation of freelancers, temps and on-call hired help. In 2015 nearly 16% of workers had freelance jobs, a 10% jump from a decade ago.

The gig economy grows up

We are fast becoming a nation of freelancers, temps and on-call hired help. In 2015 nearly 16% of workers had freelance jobs, a 10% jump from a decade ago.

from To the Point

As another holiday season reaches a frenzied climax, more American shopping takes place on line than ever before.

The "Everything Store" and the Changing Economy

As another holiday season reaches a frenzied climax, more American shopping takes place on line than ever before.

from To the Point

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