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The Best of Technology Writing 2007

edited by Steven Levy
University of Michigan Press, 2007
eISBN: 978-0-472-90054-1, Paper: 978-0-472-03266-2


ABOUT THIS BOOK


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 topics—from “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 from


Kevin Berger


Paul Boutin


Kiera Butler


Joshua Davis


Julian Dibbell


Matt Gaffney


Lori Gottlieb


John Gruber


Jeff Howe


Kevin Kelly


Jaron Lanier


Preston Lerner


Farhad Manjoo


Justin McElroy


Ben McGrath


Katharine Mieszkowski


Emily Nussbaum


Jeffrey M. O’Brien


Larry O’Brien


The Onion


Adam L. Penenberg


John Seabrook


Philip Smith


Aaron Swartz


Clive Thompson


Jeffrey R. Young


digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library dedicated to publishing innovative and accessible work exploring new media and their impact on society, culture, and scholarly communication. Visit the website at www.digitalculture.org.





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