John Markoff

John Markoff
  • Senior Writer, Science
    New York Times

Formerly, Reporter, InfoWorld. 1984, West Coast Technical Editor, Byte Magazine; 1985, with the San Francisco Examiner; covered Silicon Valley; 1988, joined The New York Times; currently based in San Francisco covering Silicon Valley, computers and information technology. Co-author: Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw (1996); Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier (1991); The High Cost of High Tech (1985). Author: What the Dormouse Said; How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry (2005).