Contrary to the Rolling Stones lyric, you can always get what you want – that is, by asking artfully.
Musician Amanda Palmer embraces the Internet and all its possibilities. She explores emerging forms of remuneration and the value of human connection by asking for, rather than requiring, payment for her work. Some may perceive Palmer’s trust in the net as naive or unsafe, but her experiences, though frequently extreme, reveal the Internet’s potency to connect strangers. getAbstract suggests Palmer’s offbeat, provocative ideas to her fans and critics alike.
In this summary, you will learn
- How alternative rocker Amanda Palmer learned to ask for what she needs,
- How her request evolved into Kickstarter’s most successful music campaign and
- Why Palmer is an advocate for free music sharing.
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