Berkeleyside’s first Uncharted Ideas festival continues

Annalee Newitz in conversation with Lance Knobel: Can humans survive mass extinction? Photo: Emilie Raguso
Annalee Newitz in conversation with Lance Knobel: Can humans survive mass extinction? Photo: Emilie Raguso

After many months of planning, it’s finally here: The inaugural Uncharted: Berkeley Festival of Ideas kicked off Friday morning and will continue in full force through Saturday night. The packed program of expert speakers, hands-on workshops and provocative thinkers includes discussions on robots, race, plutocracy and food justice — and that’s just a sampling. And there’s still time to register: Single-day and weekend passes are available in the lobby of the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison St., throughout the event.

The opening session includes Vivek Wadhwa in conversation with Scott Rosenberg (“Everything you know about entrepreneurship is wrong”); Kalimah Priforce’s Mind Bomb: Could an app have saved Trayvon Martin?; Annalee Newitz in conversation with Lance Knobel (“Can humans survive mass extinction?”); and Ananya Roy in conversation with Felix Salmon (“Solving global poverty”).

See the full program here.

We hope you’ll follow along with the conversation on the real-time Twitter feed, or on Twitter and Facebook, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #Uncharted13 to join in. 


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