Thursday, April 14, 2011

Steven Levy: How Google Shapes Our Lives

On Friday at The Writer's Center, as part of the Bethesda Literary Festival, join senior writer for Wired magazine, Stephen Levy, as he talks about how Google thinks, works, and shapes our lives in his new book, In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. This one starts at 7:30 and is, of course, free. Register here.

Steven Levy is a senior writer at Wired, and was formerly senior editor and chief technology correspondent for Newsweek. He is the author of six previous books, including Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, which was voted the best sci-tech nonfiction book of the last 20 years by readers of PC Magazine, and Insanely Great, the definitive account of the Macintosh computer. A native of Philadelphia, Levy lives in New York City with his wife, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Teresa Carpenter, and their son.

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