The best of technology writing 2007 /

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Imprint:Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Library, ©2007.
Description:1 online resource (375 pages)
Subject:Technical writing.
Technical writing.
Electronic books -- Writing.
Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Levy, Steven.
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Summary:Together the essays in The Best of Technology Writing 2007 capture the versatility and verve of technology writing today. Solicited through an open online nominating process, these pieces explore a wide range of intriguing topics--from "crowdsourcing" to the online habits of urban moms to the digital future of movie production. The Best of Technology Writing 2007 will appeal to anyone who enjoys stellar writing
Other form:Print version: Best of technology writing 2007. Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Library, ©2007 9780472032662
Table of Contents:
  • The artist as mad scientist / Kevin Berger
  • The rise of crowdsourcing / Jeff Howe
  • Mothers anonymous / Emily Nussbaum
  • iTunes to sell your home videos / The onion
  • Scan this book / Kevin Kelly
  • A head for detail / Clive Thompson
  • You're soooooooo predictable / Jeffrey M. O'Brien
  • Say hello to Stanley / Joshua Davis
  • The worst date ever for an apple tech / Philip Smith
  • Defend ironton / Justin McElroy
  • This is a bike, trust us / Preston Lerner
  • Game master / John Seabrook
  • A Berkeley engineer searches for the "truth" about the twin towers / Jeffrey R. Young
  • Listen to this / Kiera Butler
  • Top 10 things I've learned about computers from the movies and any episode of 24 / Larry O'Brien
  • The corporate toll on the internet / Fahad Manjoo
  • Dragon slayers or tax evaders / Julian Dibbell
  • Revenge of the nerds / Adam L. Penenberg
  • I make $1.45 a week and I love it / Katharine Mieszkowski
  • Good journalism / John Gruber
  • You are what you search / Paul Boutin
  • A non-programmer's apology / Aaron Swartz
  • The ultimate crossword smackdown / Matt Gaffney
  • How do I love thee? / Lori Gottlieb
  • Digital Moaism / Jaron Lanier
  • It should happen to you / Ben McGarth.