Erik Davis is a San Francisco-based writer, culture critic, and independent scholar. He is the author of TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information, as well as a short critical volume on Led Zeppelin IV. Davis contributes to scores of magazines, and his essays have been included in over a dozen books. He won a Maggie award for his San Francisco Magazine profile of the Internet entrepreneur and UFO contactee Joe Firmage, while The New Yorker has recognized his expertise in the works of the science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Find more information about Erik Davis here.