In Depth with Steven Johnson
Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web magazine, talked about his life, career,… read more
Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web magazine, talked about his life, career, and body of work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communicatons. He focused on issues such as communications technology, ways in which innovation affects government policy an daily lives, copyright and intellectual property, and the impact of developments in online technology and social media on the economy and lives of Americans.
He is the author of eight books: Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate (1999); Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (2002); Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (2005); Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter (2005); The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic -- and How it Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World (2006); The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (2008); Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation (2010); Future Perfect: The Case of Progress in a Networked Age (2012). close
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