Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

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Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Tracey Taylor
10.17.2013

Read what the media are saying about the inaugural Uncharted: San Francisco Business Times, Oct. 15, 2013: Nicholas Dirks, Vivek Wadhwa, Brad DeLong to speak at Berkeley’s Uncharted festival By Steven E.F. Brown Online news business Berkeleyside is throwing a big ideas party in its home town Oct. 25 and 26, and among the speakers

by Tracey Taylor
10.16.2013

Mollie Katzen changed the way a generation cooked with the publication of Moosewood Cookbook in the 1970s. Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the best-selling cookbook authors of all time,” Katzen is widely credited with having brought vegetarian cuisine into the mainstream. An award-winning illustrator and designer, she has been inducted into the James Beard Hall of Fame and named

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Tracey Taylor
10.10.2013

After a day of serious mental flossing (pondering questions like: Would an app have saved Trayvon Martin’s life? Can humans survive mass extinction? Will we welcome our robot overlords?) at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, the brainiacs in attendance are going to be ready to revel. Yep, tickets to the Bay Area’s first ever

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
08.22.2013

We’re looking for a savvy marketing/social media intern to help us spread the word about Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which takes place on Oct. 25-26. This is a paid internship position, based in downtown Berkeley, to start immediately and run through Oct. 27. Work involves: Writing about the event across a variety of

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
07.29.2013

A number of people have written to us to ask: why aren’t there people of color and more women among the Uncharted speakers? Our response: judge us on the speaker lineup in October, not on the early list of speakers. We’re completely committed to a diverse set of speakers for Uncharted: diverse in race, gender

by Lance Knobel
02.19.2013

We’ll be providing regular updates here on how Uncharted is developing. New speakers and new topics are emerging regularly. You can visit this site to find out the latest, or you can subscribe to our newsletter to ensure that any news of the festival comes directly into your inbox. Photo: Daniel Parks

  • “Go on an intellectual adventure through the medium of conversation, brilliantly realized.”

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  • “Fabulous.”

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  • “The Berkeley version of TED talks.”

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  • “Thoughtful and thought-provoking, Uncharted is a well-designed and fulfilling event which proves that time flies when you’re having fun!”

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  • “A wonderful occasion to breathe, learn about a diverse group of ideas and what interesting people are doing and thinking about.”

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  • “A community event of interesting conversations with thought leaders on topics that provoke deeper understanding and connection.”

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  • “A perfect way to take a vacation from daily life, expanding my mind and piquing my curiosity without leaving home.”

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  • “Uncharted shows Berkeleyside’s ability to raise their vital hyperlocal journalism to far-reaching (inter)national heights.”

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  • “Progressives can be apocalyptic too! 🙂 Uncharted connects me to smart people and ideas. I love it!”

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  • “Wonderful view of the world through many contrasting eyes and minds.”

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  • “Uncharted: where enlightened speakers and prominent thinkers spark conversations that ride unexpected moments of brilliance.”

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  • “A delectable spread of ideas on the edge, tapped from the fertile environment of Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area.” 

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