writes on the leaky margins between technology and culture for Wired,
The Industry Standard, the Baltimore Sun, Esquire and other publications.
He's written several books, including The
Happy Mutant Handbook (with Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair),
Watch: A Pocket Dictionary for the Jitterati, and Jamming
the Media. He swears that he wrote the very first book on the
World Wide Web: Mosaic Quick Tour, published in early '94. He is Le
Grand Fromage at Street Tech,
a "sucks less" technology review site. Gareth lives in Arlington,
VA with jazz singer Pam Bricker and their 13 year old son, Blake,
who already knows more about computers than he does.
is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles. He co-founded bOING
bOING magazine, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Wired
Online. He writes a monthly column for Playboy called "Living Online,"
and was the co-editor of The
Happy Mutant Handbook (Putnam-Berkley, 1995).
is the author of The
Geek Handbook and writes frequently on techno-culture. She was
an editor at Ben is Dead, LA's legendary fringe culture magazine,
and editor-in-chief of STIM (www.stim.com),
one of the first web publications. Most recently she was a producer
at Oxygen Media.
is the founder and CEO of Neoteny,
venture capital firm focused on personal communications and enabling
technologies. He has created numerous Internet companies including
PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan. In 1997 Time Magazine
ranked him as a member of the CyberElite. In 2000 he was ranked among
the "50 Stars of Asia" by Business Week and commended by the Japanese
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications for supporting the advancement
of IT. In 2001 the World Economic Forum chose him as one of the 100
"Global Leaders of Tomorrow" for 2002.
been soaking in Internet culture and community for the last decade.
He's served as community host/moderator for the WELL, Electric Minds,
and HotWired. He has written technoculture articles and rants for
Wired Magazine, Whole Earth Review, The Austin Chronicle, 21C, Factsheet
Five, Mondo 2000, and other publications, and was the "consciousness"
sub-domain editor of The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. As co-founder
and former CEO of FringeWare, Inc., he was a pioneer in electronic
commerce and its relationship to online community. An Internet activist,
he was actively involved in initiatives of the Electronic
Frontier Foundation and the Global Internet Liberty Campaign.
He recently served as Online Community Director for WholeFoods.com
and Web Technology Director for WholePeople.com.
is the author of numerous books including Tools
for Thought and Virtual
Reality. In 1985, Howard became involved in the WELL, a computer
conferencing system. He started writing about life in my virtual community
and ended up with a book about the cultural and political implications
of a new communications medium, The
Virtual Community. He was also the editor of The Whole Earth review
and editor in chief of The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. In 1994,
he was one of the principal architects and the first Executive Editor
of HotWired. In 1996, Howard founded and, with the help of a crew
of 15, launched Electric Minds. He's now become a professional
community builder as well.
is the author of seven books on new media and popular culture including
the Future, and the novel Ecstasy
Club. His radio commentaries
air on NPR's "All Things Considered", and his monthly
column is distributed through New York Times Syndicate. Rushkoff
lectures about media, society and change, is professor of media culture
at New York University's Interactive
Telecommunications Program, an Advisor to the United Nations Commission
on World Culture, on the Board of Directors of the Media Ecology Association,
and a founding member of Technorealism.