David Wolman

David Wolman is a contributing editor at Wired. He has also written for such publications as Outside, Mother Jones, Newsweek, Discover, Forbes, New Scientist, and Salon, and his work appeared in Best American Science Writing 2009. A former Fulbright journalism fellow in Japan and graduate of Stanford University's journalism program, he now lives in Portland, Oregon, where he received a 2011 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. He is the author of A Left-Hand Turn Around the World (Da Capo Press, 2005) and Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email (HarperCollins, 2008).

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“This is a very well written study, and it has none of the alienating gravitas of an economics tome. The author follows interesting stories populated by colorful characters.