Evgeny Morozov is a writer, researcher and blogger who focuses on the political effects of the internet. He is the author of The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom, and a contributing editor to Foreign Policy. Morozov is currently a visiting scholar at Stanford University and a Schwartz fellow at the New America Foundation. Before moving to the US, Morozov was based in Berlin and Prague, where he was Director of New Media at Transitions Online, a media development NGO active in 29 countries of the former Soviet bloc.
Books by Evgeny Morozov
Interviews with Evgeny Morozov
Technics and Civilization
by Lewis Mumford
Autonomous Technology – Technics-Out-of-Control as a Theme in Political Thought
by Langdon Winner
Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life
by Albert Borgmann
Does Technology Drive History? The Dilemma of Technological Determinism
by Edited by Merritt Roe Smith and Leo Marx
Philosophy of Technology
by Edited by Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen and Evan Selinger
It’s easy to be impressed by the latest gadgets and comment on how much has changed since we started using them. But how often do we really take a step back and think about technological advances in their broader context? Belarussian tech commentator, Evgeny Morozov, picks the best books on the philosophy of technology.
Interviews where books by Evgeny Morozov were recommended
There’s an unseen, mostly unacknowledged cyber war going on. British journalist Misha Glenny, author of Dark Market, tells us who’s involved, how far it spreads and what could happen if we let it continue unchecked. He picks the best books to get a better handle on cybersecurity.
The author and economist argues that the West is in decline, the U.S. faces structural unemployment, and authoritarian states like China are in many ways better positioned to deal with financial busts
by Douglas Rushkoff
Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences
by Geoffrey Bowker & Susan Leigh Star
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
by Evgeny Morozov
Digital Cosmopolitans: Why We Think the Internet Connects Us, Why It Doesn't, and How to Rewire It
by Ethan Zuckerman
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
by Cathy O'Neil
Many of us are grateful to Silicon Valley for the convenience it’s brought to our lives, whether shopping, looking up information or communicating with other human beings. But as tech companies become corporate behemoths influencing every aspect of modern life, many realize it’s time to take action. Ramesh Srinivasan, UCLA professor and author of Beyond the Valley, recommends books for a more rounded understanding of Silicon Valley.