Always On

How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In

By Brian X. Chen
(Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9780306820762, 256pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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An intriguing, definitive analysis of technology's current "all-in-one" revolution, and a serious reflection on the social implications of an "always on" society.




About the Author

Former associate editor for Macworld magazine, Brian X. Chen currently writes for Wired.com, where his regular column on Apple is followed by millions of readers. He lives in San Francisco.




NPR
Thursday, Jul 14, 2011

Constantly having access to our cellphones is changing the way we interact with the world, says technology writer Brian X. Chen. In a new book, he explains how being "always on" will affect law enforcement, the medical community and higher education. More at NPR.org

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