Steven Johnson

journalist

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Steven Johnson is the author of several books, including How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern Worldnow a PBS documentary series, and, most recently, Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World.

Steven Johnson on KCRW

In December, the value of one bitcoin skyrocketed to $19,000. But in the past 24 hours, that value dropped to $9,700. It’s been called a cryptocurrency bloodbath.

The value of bitcoin and future for cryptocurrencies

In December, the value of one bitcoin skyrocketed to $19,000. But in the past 24 hours, that value dropped to $9,700. It’s been called a cryptocurrency bloodbath.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

States' Rights, designed to curb federal power by the 10th amendment, led to the Civil War and helped the Solid South resist school integration.

A new 'Tea Party' emerges from the left

States' Rights, designed to curb federal power by the 10th amendment, led to the Civil War and helped the Solid South resist school integration.

from To the Point

The digital age has spawned predictions of a "creative apocalypse," caused because it would be impossible to make money by making art.

How Digital Innovation Has Helped, Not Hurt, Artists

The digital age has spawned predictions of a "creative apocalypse," caused because it would be impossible to make money by making art.

from To the Point

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