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Steven Levy

Biography

Steven Levy

Steven Levy is Wired’s editor at large. The Washington Post has called him “America’s premier technology journalist.” His previous positions include founder of Backchannel and chief technology writer and senior editor for Newsweek. Levy has written seven previous books, and his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Harper’s Magazine, Macworld, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The New Yorker and Premiere. Levy has also won several awards during his 30-plus years of writing about technology, including for his book HACKERS, which PC Magazine named the best sci-tech book written in the last 20 years; and for CRYPTO, which won the grand e-book prize at the 2001 Frankfurt Book Fair.

Steven Levy

Books by Steven Levy

by Steven Levy - Biography, Business, Nonfiction, Technology

In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. The site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook. Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zuckerberg’s first, modest iteration. It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media platform and one of the most gargantuan companies in the world, with a valuation of more than $576 billion and almost three billion users. Based on hundreds of interviews inside and outside the company, Steven Levy’s sweeping narrative digs deep into the whole story of the company that has changed the world and reaped the consequences.