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… erschlägt einen gera­de­zu mit inter­es­san­ten Arti­keln. Die kon­se­quen­te Wei­ge­rung der Site die Bei­trä­ge nach irgend­wel­chen Kate­go­rien zu ord­nen ist schon wie­der beein­dru­ckend. Durch  die­se Site bin ich z.B. auf den lesens­wer­ten NYT Auf­satz „The Cult of the Ama­teur“ gesto­ßen:

Digi­tal uto­pia­ns have heral­ded the dawn of an era in which Web 2.0 — dis­tin­guis­hed by a new genera­ti­on of par­ti­ci­pa­to­ry sites like MySpace.com and YouTube.com, which empha­si­ze user-gene­ra­ted con­tent, social net­wor­king and inter­ac­ti­ve sharing — ushers in the demo­cra­tiz­a­ti­on of the world: more infor­ma­ti­on, more per­spec­ti­ves, more opi­ni­ons, more ever­ything, and most of it without fil­ters or fees. Yet as the Sili­con Val­ley entre­pre­neur Andrew Keen points out in his pro­vo­ca­ti­ve new book, “The Cult of the Ama­teur,” Web 2.0 has a dark side as well.

Arts & Let­ters Dai­ly (Tipp von Moni­ka Nie­mann)