With another year nearing its end, I thought it would be nice to look back at some of the best tech writing in 2011. Each story listed below covers a wide breadth of topics, from the internal mechanisms inside Apple, the growing Internet access divide, to the open web.
So, get your Instapaper queue ready! You have some reading to catch up on.
The New Yorker: Ken Auletta – A Woman’s Place
Fortune: Adam Lashinsky – How Apple works: Inside the world’s biggest startup
Fast Company: Farhad Majoo – The Great Tech War Of 2012
New York Times: Mona Simpson – A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs
Wired: Stephen Levy – Jeff Bezos Owns the Web in More Ways Than You Think
New York Times: Susan Crawford – Internet Access and The New Divide
New York Times: Laura Holson – Friending the New York Scene
Gigaom: Matt Mullenweg – Open Web FTW
No doubt, there are likely hundreds of other well-deserving posts that did not get recognized here. For that reason, feel free to share some of your favorite pieces of writing you encountered and why it left an impression on you.