Paul Levinson's "The Soft Edge" and "Digital McLuhan" have been the subject of major articles in "The New York Times" and "WIRED," and his science fiction novel, "The Silk Code," won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Paul has published more than 100 articles on history, philosophy, and the future of communications media. He has appeared on the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, the O'Reilly Factor, and dozens of television and radio shows. He is Professor and Chair of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in New York City. His website is www.sff.net/people/paullevinson.