Jonathan Taplin; Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy; Little, Brown and Company; 2017-04-18; 320 pages; Amazon:0316275778: Kindle: $16, paper: $16+SHT.
tl;dr → AAFGM is bad. “A radical remedy.” assessed by (the staff of) The Economist.
- the Director Emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.
- ex- tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band.
- film producer credit for Martin Scorsese.
- An expert, in the domain of digital media entertainment.
- Member of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- Member, California Broadband Taskforce
- Member, Council on Technology and Innovation, representing Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
- Who Owns the Internet? — What Big Tech’s Monopoly Powers Mean for our Culture, also appearing in non-clickbait non-machine readable settings (i.e. in paper-print) as “The Content of No Content”; Elizabeth Kolbert (bio); In The New Yorker; 2017-08-28; separately filled.
Teaser: What Big Tech’s monopoly powers mean for our culture.
- Can the Tech Giants Be Stopped?; Jonathan Taplin; In The Wall Street Journal (WSJ); 2017-07-14; previously filled.
Teaser: Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech behemoths are transforming the U.S. economy and labor market, with scant public debate or scrutiny. Changing course won’t be easy.