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The Best Technology Writing 2009, PDF eBook

The Best Technology Writing 2009 PDF

Edited by Johnson Steven Johnson

Part of the The Best Technology Writing series


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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 rise of the cellphone novel, Andrew Sullivan explaining the rewards of blogging, Dalton Conley lamenting the sprawling nature of work in the information age, or Clay Shirky marveling at the “cognitive surplus” unleashed by the decline of the TV sitcom, this new generation does not waste time speculating about the future.  Its attitude seems to be: Who needs the future? The present is plenty interesting on its own.   


Packed with sparkling essays culled from print and online publications, The Best Technology Writing 2009 announces a fresh brand of technology journalism, deeply immersed in the fascinating complexity of digital life.

The Best Technology Writing 2009 includes essays written by:
Julian Dibbell
Dana Goodyear
Farhad Manjoo
David Talbot
Andrew Sullivan
Robin McKie
Dalton Conley
Nicholas Carr
The Onion
danah boyd
Joshua Davis
Clive Thompson
Elizabeth Kolbert
Dan Hill
Sharon Weinberger
Kevin Kelly
Luke O'Brien
Adam Stermbergh

and Clay Shirky


Also in the The Best Technology Writing series