Wired senior writer Steven Levy has spent the last three years researching In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes Our Lives, his major new book about the impact of Google on the world. While Levy is generally sympathetic to what he calls the company’s “big hairy audacious goals,” his analysis certainly isn’t uncritical. For example, as he told me earlier this week when he came into… → Read More
Do we really need another book about Google? If it’s as richly researched, memorably anecdotal and as finely written as In The Plex, Steven Levy’s new book about how Google thinks, works and shapes our lives, then the answer is: yes we do!
In The Plex is the most comprehensive and carefully researched book to date about Google’s various businesses – from search to Android to YouTube to… → Read More
On last night’s Off The Hook, 2600 Magazine’s weekly radio show, tech journalist Steven Levy, whose wife apparently threw out a MacBook Air a few months ago, gave a pretty great interview touching on all sorts of subjects. Hackers, Google, the open source movement, etc. Definitely worth a listen, as every edition of Off The Hook is. Levy will be speaking at next week’s HOPE… → Read More
Say it ain’t so, Steven! Mr. “Hackers” Levy believes his wife threw Apple’s loaner MacBook Air into the recycling chute with all the other paper, leading him to believe that no, he’s the only stupid one and that everyone else with little expectation that a featherlight computer will end up in a pile of other office detritus would do the same thing. This, friends, is… → Read More