The Best of Technology Writing 2007

The Best of Technology Writing 2007

Paperback Best Technology Writing

Edited by Steven Levy

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  • Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 213mm x 28mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Ann Arbor, MI
  • ISBN 10: 0472032666
  • ISBN 13: 9780472032662
  • Edition statement: 2007 ed.
  • Sales rank: 1,657,136

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The year s best writing on tech: a collection as imaginative and compelling as its dynamic subject This book is not just an illuminating and instructive guide to our high-tech frontier. It s also a great testimony to the power of that most ancient of technologies, the written word. Steven Johnson, author of "Everything Bad is Good for You"Together the essays in "The Best of Technology Writing 2007" capture the versatility and verve of technology writing today. Solicited through an open online nominating process, these pieces explore a wide range of intriguing topicsfrom crowdsourcing to the online habits of urban moms to the digital future of movie production. "The Best of Technology Writing 2007" will appeal to anyone who enjoys stellar writing.Steven Levy is a Senior Editor at "Newsweek, " where he writes the biweekly column The Technologist. One of the most acclaimed and versatile technology writers in the country, Levy has written six books, including "The Perfect Thing" (about Apple s iPod) and "Hackers, " which "PC Magazine" s readers voted the best sci-tech book written in the last twenty years. He has written for many publications, including the "New Yorker, "the" New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, "and" Wired."Featuring contributions fromKevin BergerPaul BoutinKiera ButlerJoshua DavisJulian DibbellMatt GaffneyLori GottliebJohn GruberJeff HoweKevin KellyJaron LanierPreston LernerFarhad ManjooJustin McElroyBen McGrathKatharine MieszkowskiEmily NussbaumJeffrey M. O BrienLarry O Brien"The Onion"Adam L. PenenbergJohn SeabrookPhilip SmithAaron SwartzClive ThompsonJeffrey R. Youngdigitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Pressand the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library dedicated to publishing innovative and accessible work exploring new media andtheir impact on society, culture, and scholarly communication. Visit the website at www.digitalculture.org."

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