About Alex Wright

Alex Wright

photo by Chad Sparks

Alex Wright is a professor of interaction design at the School of Visual Arts and a contributor to The New York Times. His first book, Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages, was hailed by The Los Angeles Times as a “penetrating and highly insightful meditation on our information age and its historical roots.” His writing has also appeared in The Atlantic, Salon.com, The Believer, Harvard Magazine, Wilson Quarterly, and The Christian Science Monitor, among others. He has also worked over the years as an interaction designer and researcher for Etsy, The New York Times, Adobe/Macromedia, Yahoo!, the Internet Archive, the Long Now Foundation, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons. He maintains a personal Web site at www.alexwright.org

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