Steven Levy is a journalist who writes about computers, technology, cryptography, internet, cyber security, privacy, and more. He is currently a senior writer at Wired Magazine, a monthly magazine that covers technology news. Prior to this, he worked as the senior editor, chief technology correspondent, and writer of a column called the Technologist at Newsweek.
Levy’s works have appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, and Premiere. He has written seven books: Hackers, Crypto, The Perfect Thing, Insanely Great, Artificial Life, Starting from Scratch, and In the Plex.
“Hackers” was named as the best sci-tech book written in the last twenty years by PC Magazine. “Crypto” won the grand eBook prize at the 2001 Frankfurt Book festival. “In the Plex” was chosen as the best book of 2011 in the business and investing category by Amazon. In 2006, his Wired profile of publisher Tim O’Reilly was included in “Best of Technology Writing 2006,” a tech anthology. Levy has interviewed Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Jobs, and more.
Levy has a bachelor's degree from Temple University and a master's degree in literature from Pennsylvania State University.
Steven Levy lives in New York, United States.
|Aug 24, 2016||9to5Mac - Steven Levy goes in-depth with Apple execs on machine learning, Siri improvements in iOS 10|
|Jul 26, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Marissa Mayer blames 'gender-charged' reporting on the day Yahoo is sold for $5 billion|
|Jun 19, 2016||Cranes New York - Tech - Macy's avoids strike|
|Jun 16, 2016||The Verge - Condé Nast will purchase Backchannel, bringing Steven Levy back to the Wired group|
|Jun 16, 2016||Variety - Digital - Conde Nast Buys Tech Blog Backchannel From Evan Williams’ Medium|
|Jun 16, 2016||Business Wire - Condé Nast Acquires Leading Business/Tech Publication Backchannel|
|May 6, 2016||SiliconBeat - Yahoo investor hits back at ‘patent troll’ critique of activist shareholder Starboard Value|
|Apr 11, 2016||Business Insider Australia - AOL's founder says Donald Trump thinks the disastrous Time Warner merger 'made great sense'|