Steven Levy
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Steven Levy

Levy is founder of Backchannel, a tech news publication hosted on the Wired site. Previous positions include senior writer for Wired; and chief technology writer and a senior editor for Newsweek. Levy has written seven books and had articles published in Harper's, Macworld, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Premiere, and Rolling Stone. Steven has won several awards during his 30+ years of writing about technology, including Hackers, which PC Magazine named the best Sci-Tech book written in the last twenty years and, Crypto, which won the grand eBook prize at the 2001 Frankfurt Book festival.

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    • Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

    • 25th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,254
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250

    Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers - those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant work reflecting on a great passion!

    • By tony9277 on 12-18-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • In the Plex

    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,971
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,901
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,909

    Few companies have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great for the stories.

    • By Jeff on 08-21-11
    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 04-12-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,971 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Insanely Great

    • The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Steven Levy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    The creation of the Mac, in 1984, catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not your typical Jobsian apotheosis

    • By Michael on 01-12-15
    • The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Steven Levy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 10-23-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 129 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Perfect Thing

    • How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Anthony Rapp
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    On October 23, 2001, Apple Computer, a company known for its chic, cutting-edge technology, launched a product with an enticing promise: you can carry an entire music collection in your pocket....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By aharris on 01-26-07

    Regular price: $23.93

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