Ben Lerner on the Dangers of Digital Technology
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
Andrew talks to Ben Lerner, the Poetry Editor of Harper’s Magazine, about the dangers of falling in love once again with the supposed democratizing power of digital technology.
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Ben Lerner is the poetry editor of Harper’s Magazine, and author of Harper’s December cover story: “The Hofmann Wobble: Wikipedia and the problem of historical memory,” His latest book is The Lights.