The Tech Connects
The Tech Connects is the new program that brings ideas and people together to explore and discuss the different intersections science and technology make with our world.
UPDATE: this event has been canceled.
Society 3.0: Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti
Silicon Valley Reads Presents: Unintended Consequences: Is Too Much information, Too Fast, Too Much of a Good Thing?
Nicholas Car, author of The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains
Zack Lynch, author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science is Changing our World
Marilyn Walker, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Computer Science and head of the Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab, Baskin School of Engineering, UCSC
Moderated by Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News
More information about Silicon Valley Reads 2014 can be found here.
The Ocean: A Surprising Source of Innovation
anti-freeze-like proteins to the ice cream industry, and the cone snail’s toxins create pain killers more potent than morphine.
From Earth to Mars
around the world, from the Arctic to Antarctica, from basement labs to the International Space Station, to achieve the first human voyage to Mars.
Let’s talk about Cyber Security
Angie Coiro is an award-winning journalist and interviewer. Her work has aired nationally on "Mother Jones Radio," on Air America, and on public radio. Locally she's known for her hosting work on Live From the Left Coast/The Angie Coiro Show; KQED's Friday Forum; KGO radio; and for many years of news and traffic reporting around the dial. She has a parallel career as a voiceover talent, with a long and varied resume. Angie is represented by JETalent in San Francisco.