Life is paradox: As Aesop noted, dogs enjoy greater security than wolves, but lack freedom. Wolves have more freedom than dogs but may be eaten by even stronger denizens of the wild.
As founding executive editor of Wired magazine, Kevin Kelly has been chronicling technology’s steady—and, on occasion, unsteady—march for almost 25 years.
“Alec Ross answers the clarion call for innovators who can imagine tomorrow today.”
“This is an incredibly well written history of several contributors to economic theory and a perfect follow-up to A Beautiful Mind. . . .
“The contributors to this volume are all very interesting people, but one has a sneaking suspicion that they might have taken way too much LSD at some point in their carbon footprints.”
Let’s for a moment get our bearings after the summer of 2011’s little economic unpleasantness.