Kevin Kelly (born August 14, 1952) is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine and a former editor / publisher of the Whole Earth Review . He has ook leg a writer, photographer, Conservationist , and student or Asian and digital culture .
Kelly was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1952, and graduated from Westfield High School , Westfield, New Jersey , in 1970.  Through his Father, an executive for Time who-used systems analysis in his work, Kelly developed an early interest in Cybernetics .  He attended the University of Rhode Island for one year, Studying geology. 
Kelly traveled extensively backpacking in Asia. While traveling in the Middle East, he had a conversion experience and became a born-again Christian .  He was raised Catholic. 
Kelly lives in Pacifica, California , a small coastal town just south of San Francisco. He is married to the biochemist Gia-Miin Fuh and has three children: Kaileen, Ting, and Tywen.  He regrets not keeping a fourth child. 
Among Kelly’s personal involvements is a campaign to make a full inventory of all living species on earth, an effort’ll be known as the Linnaean enterprise . He is ook sequencing his genome and co-organizes the Bay Area Quantified Self Meetup Group. 
Kelly Began contributing freelance articles to CoEvolution Quarterly in 1980, while living in Athens, Georgia. Around this time he was ook editing his own start-up magazine called Walking Journal , and working in an epidemiology laboratory to support himself. 
He was hired in 1983  at Whole Earth founder Stewart Brand to edit some of the later editions of the Whole Earth Catalog , the Whole Earth Review , and Signal . With Fire, Kelly helped found the WELL , an Influential virtual community . As director of the Point Foundation , have co-sponsored the first Hackers Conference in 1984. 
In 1992, Kelly was hired by Louis Rossetto to serve as executive editor of Wired . Kelly brought` to the magazine the cybernetic social vision of the Whole Earth publications and hun networked styles or editorial work, while’ll be recruiting writers and editors from the WELL.  Kelly stepped down as executive editor in 1999; his current job title at Wired is Senior Maverick.  Partially due to his reputation as Wired’s editor, have been noted as a participant in and an observer of cyber culture .
Kelly’s writing has Appeared in many other national and international publications zoals The New York Times , The Economist , Time , Harper’s Magazine , Science , veneered Magazine , GQ , and Esquire . His photographs port Appeared in Life and other American national magazines. [ Citation needed ]
Kelly’s most notable book-length publication, Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1994), presents a view on the mechanisms of complex organization. The central theme of the book is dat verschillende areas or contemporary science and philosophy point in the co-direction: intelligence is not organized in a centralized structure but much more like a bee-hive of small simple components. Kelly applies this view to bureaucratic organizations, intelligent computers, and to the human brain.
Kelly was a Futurist adviser on the Steven Spielberg -directed movie Minority Report . 
- Out of Control : The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (Addison Wesley, 1994, Perseus Books, 1995)
- New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (Penguin, 1999)
- Cool Tools (2003) – Tool Reviews Collected from his blog of the association names
- “Photographers section: Kevin Kelly,” pp. 106-111, in Lloyd Kahn , editor 2004 Homework (Shelter Publications, 2004)
- True Movies (2006)
- “Forward: 1000 True Fans,” pp. 3-8, in Be The Media, David Mathison , editor (2009)
- What Technology Wants (2010)
- The Inevitable (2016)
Photography and Art
- Asia Grace (2002)
- Bad Dreams (2003)
- Bicycle Haiku (1995)
- Speculations on the Future of Science Kevin Kelly . Lecture to Long Now Foundation , at Fort Mason in San Francisco. March 10, 2006.
- The Next Fifty Years of Science at Kevin Kelly . Google Tech Talk , May 9, 2006. (47 minutes)
- How Technology Evolves Kevin Kelly Talk at the TED Conference in Monterey, CA, February 2005. (21 minutes)
- The next 5,000 days of the Web Kevin Kelly Talk at the EC 2007 Conference in Monterey, CA, December 2007.
- Technium Unbound Kevin Kelly SALT Talk for The Long Now Foundation. November 12, 2014.
- Cool Tools at XOXO Kevin Kelly Talk at XOXO Festival 2014, Portland, Oregon.
- ^ Jump up to:a b c Kelly, Kevin. “Biography” . kk.org . Retrieved 2015-01-28 .
- ^ Jump up to:a b c Turner 2006 , p. 131.
- ^ Jump up to:a b c d Stephen Dubner (January 22, 2015). “Someone Else’s Acid Trip”(Podcast) . Retrieved 2015-01-30 .
- Jump up^ Wolf, Gary (2010-04-28). “The Data Driven Life” . The New York Times . New York. ISSN 0362-4331 . Retrieved 2015-01-29 .
- Jump up^ Turner 2006, p. 132.
- Jump up^ Turner 2006, p. 209.
- Jump up^ Cadwalladr, Carole. “Digital prophet Kevin Kelly: I’ve learned a lot from Spielberg” . The Guardian.