Nicholas Carr Keynote Speaker

  • Former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review
  • Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times best-seller, "The Shallows" (2011)
  • Author, "The Glass Cage: Automation and Us" (2014)

Nicholas Carr's Biography

Nicholas Carr writes about technology and culture. He is the author of the acclaimed new book, “The Glass Cage: Automation and Us” (W. W Norton & Company, 2014) which examines the personal and social consequences of our ever growing dependency on computers.  His previous book, “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains” (W. W Norton & Company, 2011) was a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times best-seller.

Nick is also the author of two other influential books, “The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google” (2008) and “Does IT Matter?” (2004). His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

Nick has been a columnist for the Guardian in London and has written for the Atlantic, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, theNew Republic, MIT Technology Review, Nature, and other periodicals. His essays, including “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” and “The Great Forgetting,” have been collected in several anthologies, including The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The Best Spiritual Writing, and The Best Technology Writing.

Nick is a former member of the Encyclopedia Britannica’s editorial board of advisors, was on the steering board of the World Economic Forum’s cloud computing project, and was a writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley. He writes the popular blog Rough Type. Earlier in his career, he was executive editor of the Harvard Business Review.

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Videos of Nicholas Carr

Nicholas Carr: The Shallows - What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains (2012)
Nicholas Carr: The Shallows - What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains (2012)
Nicholas Carr - The Colbert Report (2010)
Nicholas Carr - The Colbert Report (2010)
Nicholas Carr Keynote Speaker (2010)
Nicholas Carr Keynote Speaker (2010)

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