STEVEN BERLIN JOHNSON (1968), american popular science author. He has worked as a columnist for magazines such as Discover Magazine, Slate, Wired. He co-founded the early webzine Feed Magazine in 1995, and the Webby-award-winning news discussion site Plastic.com in 2001. He is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. In 2007, he announced a new online service, Outside.in, which he described as "an attempt to collectively build the geographic Web, neighborhood by neighborhood". (oh-oh)… Also father of three boys, husband of one wife, author of five books. On March 9, 2009, SBJ appeared on The Colbert Report to promote his new book, The Invention of Air. Senza cravatta (imho).
STEVEN BERLIN JOHNSON, portrait
Origa, 15×20, blowup retino + pantone + makeup pencil + letraset, framed for Nòva100, 2009.
«Quello che non capisco mi seduce, quello che conosco, annoia. Sarà questo che mi mantiene fresco di giornata?…» (go)
– Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate (1997)
– Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (2001)
– Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (2004)
– Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter (2005)
– The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World (2006)
– The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (2008)