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This video was made for the 2010 LFYT class as a research project responding to ideas raised in The YouTube Reader, by Snickars and Vonderau. It was made by a group and posted by h12citychick.
The distinction between amateurs and experts are said to be changing because of the Internet. The results of this increased access are debated: "Digital utopians have heralded the dawn of an era in which Web 2.0—distinguished by a new generation of participatory sites like and, 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."[cit]
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