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Kevin Kelly & the power of ideas

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“Success does amazing things to people,” said Shel Kapham, the first employee of Amazon, (s AMZN) in a conversation with Brad Stone, a BusinessWeek writer and author of the new book The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos & the Age of Amazon. Shel was reflecting on Bezos, but it could be said of many more people who have changed after tasting that rare fruit: success.

But it is the truly great ones who don’t change with success, regardless of fame and fortune. And one of those rare ones is Kevin Kelly, an author who is a true blue chronicler of technology’s today and painter of technology’s tomorrow.

In his past life, Kelly was editor & publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog, was the founding executive editor of Wired magazine and helped create The Well. His books were a major influence on the writers and directors of The Matrix

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