J.C. Herz

J.C. HERZ is the author of Joystick Nation : How Videogames Ate Our Quarters, Won Our Hearts, and Rewired Our Minds and Surfing on the Internet, which was described by William Gibson as "post-geographical travel writing."

She was the New York Times' first computer game critic and is now producing a documentary on the history of videogames for PBS. J.C. serves on the National Research Council's committee on Creativity and Information Technology.