Faculty Discussion with Alexis Madrigal

31 Oct 2013
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

470 Stephens Hall

Event Type
Special Event

Alexis Madrigal

This Fall, the Berkeley Program in STS has the pleasure of hosting Alexis Madrigal at the Center.

The  Program is holding a faculty discussion with Alexis, science journalist and senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly, where he oversees the technology channel. He is the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology. Previously, he  contributed work on science and technology for Wired.com. He also appears regularly on NPR’s All Things Considered, as well as other radio outlets.

We will be discussing two of Alexis’ pieces:

1) “Not Even Silicon Valley Escapes History”
Historical geography of Silicon Valley, with on-the-ground reporting with geospatial and environmental history.
More information

2) “Is This Virtual Worm the First Sign of Singularity?”
On an attempt to build the first nearly complete C. elegans model.
More information

Wine and light refreshments will be provided.

Invitation only. Please contact Prof. David Winickoff (winickoff at berkeley.edu) if you would like to attend.

This event is in lieu of a weekly CSTMS colloquium.




This event is sponsored by CSTMS.
Additional sponsorship comes from:  Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies

Our Events

Other Events of Interest