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The Selling Out of Rock & Roll - Say What?

Willa: Two of the most recent biographies of Michael Jackson were written by writers for Rolling Stone magazine – namely, Randall Sullivan and Steve Knopper. Both authors conducted extensive research, including hundreds of interviews with people who knew and worked with Michael Jackson, and both authors seem to believe they’ve written a fairly positive portrait of him. 6,111 more words

Michael Jackson

The inside story of Apple's new iMacs: Retina displays, rechargeable input devices, a force touch trackpad, and more power

”Early this year, the top-secret laboratory where Apple designs its Macintosh accessories was bedeviled by a crisis on tiny feet. It had to do with the reinvented mouse the team was designing to accompany a new set of iMac computers that will be released today,” Steven Levy reports for Medium. 324 more words


[07/15] Technology: In the Plex

Title: In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
Author: Steven Levy
Genre: Nonfiction
Length: 424 pages

About: This is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers. 361 more words

Featured Books

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Whether we like it or not, technology is permeable. In many ways, technology helps advance all aspects of the modern world. It, however, can also hinder human progress. 734 more words

Book Nominees

Gillmor Gang: Happy Medium

The Gillmor Gang — Steven Levy, Erick Schonfeld, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Steve Jobs lives on in a new light, Periscope and Meerkat duel for attention, and Marc Benioff v. 47 more words


Playing with Data

A virtual cult of the spreadsheet has formed, complete with gurus and initiates, detailed lore, arcane rituals – and an unshakable belief that the way the world works can be embodied in rows and columns of numbers and formulas.

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Early Hacker Cultures

Can Hackers Be Heroes? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studio, 2013

Steven Levy Talks about Hackers Heroes of the Computer Revolution – 25th Anniversary Edition, with Dale Dougherty, 2010… 26 more words