Essays & Articles

Book Reviews

  • Review of The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), 2010. Journal of American History, Vol. 98, No. 1 (June, 2011), 294-95.
    • Reprinted at TeachingHistory.Org, National Education Clearinghouse, United States Department of Education, September 22, 2011,
  • Review of Katherine K. Chen, Enabling Creative Chaos: The Organization Behind the Burning Man Event, by Katherine K. Chen. Chicago, IL; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 39, No. 3 (May, 2010).
  • Review of Robert Poole, Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008). Technology and Culture, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 273-275.
  • Review essay on Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell, Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything (Penguin, 2009) and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger, Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in a Digital Age (Princeton University Press, 2009), Nature, Vol. 461, No. 7268 (October 29, 2009), pp.1206-1207.
  • Review of Geert Lovink, Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture (New York: Routledge, 2008). Technology and Culture, Vol. 50, No. 2 (April, 2009), pp. 508-09.
  • Review of Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq (HBO Documentary Films, 2007). Journal of American History, in press.
  • “Shots of Silicon Valley.” Nature, Vol. 451, February 28, 2008, p.1054.
  • Review of Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu, Who Controls The Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006). Technology and Culture, Vol. 49, No.1 (January, 2008), pp.296-97.
  • Review of Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, ed., Code: Collaborative Ownership and the Digital Economy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005). Technology and Culture Vol. 47, No. 3 (July, 2006), pp. 685-86., Fred. “Shots of Silicon Valley.” Nature, Vol. 451, February 28, 2008, p.1054.
  • Review of Darren Tofts, Annemarie Jonson, and Alessio Cavallaro, Prefiguring Cyberculture: An Intellectual History (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002) in Space and Culture (Sage), Vol. 7 No. 1 February, 2004: 124-127.