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What Technology Wants

Matt Berger Oct 20, 2010

Title: What Technology Wants

Author: Kevin Kelly

Publisher: Viking

Type: Non Fiction

Released: October 14, 2010

Length: 416 pp

Technology is one of those words that can mean what you want it to mean. Context is everything. We treat it almost as if it’s human, sometimes. Kevin Kelly is a longtime observer of techology, how humans interact with it, and vice versa. Kelly is the co-founder of Wired magazine and his new book is called “What Technology Wants.”

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