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Gary Wolf

Gary Wolf
Contributing Editor, Wired

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Gary Wolf is a writer and contributing editor at Wired magazine, and the author of several books. One of the founding editors at HotWired (later Wired Digital) and Wired News, Wolf is the author of Wired – A Romance; Dumb Money: Adventures of a Day Trader (with Joey Anuff); and Aether Madness.

He received a bachelor’s degree from Reed College in 1983 and a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986.

Among his many other Wired stories, Wolf is the author of “The Curse of Xanadu,” about Ted Nelson and Project Xanadu, and “The World According to Woz”, about Steve Wozniak.

Wolf lives in San Francisco, California.


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