Jonathan Taplin
 
 

Introducing Move Fast and Break Things

A stinging polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age.

Move Fast and Break Things goes on my bookshelf beside a few other indispensable signposts in the maze of the 21st Century—The Technological Society and The Medium is the Message by Marshall McLuhan. I pray the deepest and highest prayer I can get to that this clarion warning is heeded. The survival of our species is at stake.
— T Bone Burnett, Grammy-winning producer and musician
 
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Jonathan Taplin’s Move Fast and Break Things, a rock and roll memoir cum internet history cum artists’ manifesto, provides a bracing antidote to corporate triumphalism—and a reminder that writers and musicians need a place at the tech table and, more to the point, a way to make a decent living.
— Jeffrey Toobin, author of American Heiress
 

Jonathan Taplin is the Director Emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, and a former tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, as well as a film producer for Martin Scorsese. An expert in digital media entertainment, Taplin is a member of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and sits on the California Broadband Taskforce and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Council on Technology and Innovation. Read More

 
 

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