Kevin Kelly

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Kevin Kelly

Name: Kevin Kelly

Born: August 14, 1952, in Pennsylvania, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American writer, conservationist, photographer, and student of Asian and digital culture.
  • Founder and executive editor of Wired magazine.
  • Former editor and publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog.

Significant publications

  • Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities (2013).
  • What Technology Wants (2010).
  • New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999).
  • Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World (1994).

Honors and awards

  • National Magazine Award for General Excellence (for Wired Magazine 1994).


"Everything that we are making, we are making more and more complex."