Steven Levy

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The Next Silicon Valley Will Be in the US Heartland

The Rise of the Rest investments you extoll certainly benefited from that exuberance—and now may suffer.Some Silicon Valley venture capitalists who were focused on rising cities might pull back. But most will...

Silicon Valley Conservatives Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

That stigma no longer seems to apply. There may not necessarily be more who lean right, but you no longer see stories with titles like “The Secret Republicans of Silicon Valley.” They’re...

Blake Lemoine Says Google's LaMDA AI Faces 'Bigotry'

But it calls itself a person.Person and human are two very different things. Human is a biological term. It is not a human and it knows it's not a human.It's a very...

Sheryl Sandberg and the Death of 'The Deal'

Five years. That’s how long Sheryl Sandberg figured she’d be spending at Facebook, now called Meta, when she took the job as chief operating officer and Mark Zuckerberg’s much-ballyhooed partner in 2008....

Apple Has Lost Its Soul. But Who Cares?

When Jobs died, the big question surrounding Cook was whether he could nurture a product as groundbreaking as the iPod, the iPhone, or the iPad. In the 2010’s the company tried and...

Don’t Call Tony Fadell an Asshole—He Prefers ‘Mission Driven’

That touches on another distinction you make, between what you call a “caring CEO” and a micromanager. Where do you draw the line?You micromanage on key specific things. Being a great leader...

Joe Biden, and the Country, Could Really Use a CTO

Steven Levy covers the gamut of tech subjects for WIRED, in print and online, and has been contributing to the magazine since its inception. His newest column, Plaintext, will soon only be...

Palmer Luckey Says Working With Weapons Isn't as Fun as VR

It’s still continuing. We have towers deployed all along the southern border and the northern border. It’s part of Congress's annual budget. But the vast majority of our work has been on...

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