Kevin Kelly
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Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor for its first seven years. He is also founding editor and co-publisher of the popular Cool Tools website, which has been reviewing tools daily since 2003. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers' Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. His books include the best-selling New Rules for the New Economy, the classic book on decentralized emergent systems, Out of Control, a graphic novel about robots and angels, The Silver Cord, an oversize catalog of the best of Cool Tools, and his summary theory of technology in What Technology Wants (2010). His new book for Viking/Penguin is The Inevitable, which is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

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Best Sellers

    • The Inevitable

    • Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
    • By: Kevin Kelly
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,707
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,221

    From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the 12 technological imperatives that will shape the next 30 years and transform our lives....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Predicting is hard, especially about the future

    • By Michael on 02-20-17
    • Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
    • By: Kevin Kelly
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,707 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • What Technology Wants

    • By: Kevin Kelly
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 437
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 277

    This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sprawling scope, an ambivalent thesis

    • By David Everling on 04-09-11

    Regular price: $20.28

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