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The Best Technology Writing 2009

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“The ubiquity of the digital lifestyle has forced us to write and think about technology in a different way.”—Steven Johnson



In his Introduction to this beautifully curated collection of essays, Steven Johnson heralds the arrival of a new generation of technology writing. Whether it is Nicholas Carr worrying that Google is making us stupid, Dana Goodyear chronicling the ri
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by Yale University Press (first published 2009)
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Jim
Jul 08, 2010 Jim rated it really liked it
It's funny that most these articles appear on the net but nice to have in a book form. Steve Johnson points out that The Best Technology writing of today doesn't deal with the future but the present. There are alot of interesting things going on today, thank you very much.

Amongst the articles are



http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/a...

Which is famous enough that it has it's own Wiki article. 8)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is_Googl...
Edwin
May 05, 2010 Edwin rated it it was amazing
Pretty good selection of different texts from 2009 about technology and the internet
Claire S
Sounds useful and interesting!
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I'm excited to read this. Thanks Kevin
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Great set of essays!
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Steven Johnson is the author of the bestsellers Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, The Ghost Map, Everything Bad Is Good For You, and Mind Wide Open, as well as Emergence and Interface Culture. He is the founder of a variety of influential websites—most recently, outside.in—and writes for Time, Wi
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