Computing journalist and author. Levy is a senior editor and chief technology writer at Newsweek magazine.
He wrote the "Iconoclast" column for Macworld.
- Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution (New York: Doubleday, 1984)
- The Unicorn's Secret: Murder in the Age of Aquarius (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990)
- Artificial Life: A Report from the Frontier Where Computers Meet Biology (New York: Pantheon Books, 1992)
- Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything (New York: Viking Penguin, 1994)
- Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age (New York: Viking Press, 2001)
- "Crypto Rebels", Wired 1.2, February 1993. Cover article, the first to cover cypherpunks.
- with Kevin Kelly, "Kay + Hillis", Wired 2.1, January 1994. Interview with Danny Hillis and Alan Kay.
- "Insanely Great", Wired 2.2, February 1994. Excerpt from the book.
- "Bill and Andy's Excellent Adventure II", Wired 2.4, April 1994. Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld's startup General Magic.
- "The Clipper Chip Controversy", New York Times Magazine, June 12, 1994. Cover article with Whit Diffie et al.
- "Anonymously Yours -- How to Launder Your E-mail", Wired 2.6, June 1994.
- "Cypher Wars" and "Prophet of Privacy", Wired 2.11, November 1994. PGP and Whit Diffie.
- "E-Money (That's What I Want)", Wired 2.12, December 1994. Features David Chaum.
- "Wisecrackers", Wired 4.3, March 1996.
- "Clipper Chick", Wired 4.9, September 1996. Profile of Dorothy Denning.
- "The Open Secret", Wired 7.4, April 1999. The role of British military scientist James Ellis in the development of PGP.
- "The Man Who Cracked The Code to Everything...", Wired 10.6, June 2002. A detailed profile of Stephen Wolfram.
- "Lawrence Lessig's Supreme Showdown" Wired, 10.10, October 2002. A mostly personal profile of Lawrence Lessig.