John Markoff

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter John Markoff (2013, for Explanatory Reporting) covers science and technology for The New York Times and has been writing about Silicon Valley since the 1980s. In 1993 wrote one of the first articles on the World Wide Web. He is the co-author of The High Cost of High Tech (with Lennie Siegel);Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier (with Katie Hafner); andTakedown: The Pursuit and Capture of America’s Most Wanted Computer Outlaw (with Tsutomu Shimomura). He is the author of What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry andMachines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots.