Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

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Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
10.25.2017
Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017
Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.18.2017

Berkeley has been at the center of battles over free speech this year. Even for strong supporters of free speech, some of the events have tested their intestinal fortitude. Should we define limits to free speech, beyond Oliver Wendell Holmes’ example of shouting fire in a crowded theater? Or do we have an obligation as

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

Join us at the bar of our partner hotel, Hotel Shattuck Plaza, to unwind and enjoy a last chance at Uncharted 2017 to chat to speakers and fellow festivalgoers. At Restaurant Five, 2086 Allston Way.

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

Enjoy local food and wine at the annual Uncharted Party! At the David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way.

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

Imagine a scene from a Bollywood movie smack in the middle of a thumping dance floor-swirling colors, rhythm of pounding feet, relentless energy, and brilliant beats.

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

Everything Trump Touches Dies. Rick Wilson, a long-time Republican political operative, repeats his mantra of ETTD regularly on his feisty Twitter feed. As a leading never-Trump Republican, does Wilson think there’s hope for the GOP post-Trump?

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

Ralina Joseph’s work explores the arbitrariness of race. In conversation with Allison Briscoe-Smith, Joseph will explore issues of race and identity in our society.

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.06.2017

Scientists have recently developed a new way to see the universe, using gravitational waves predicted by Einstein nearly a century ago. These waves can teach us about some of the most exotic objects known, including black holes and neutron stars. Eliot Quataert describes the exciting and remarkable new results coming out of our first steps

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival
by Lance Knobel
09.05.2017

At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans say they cannot live without their cell phones, Leslie Berlin knows the untold story of how we got here. Her book, Troublemakers, explores seven exceptional men and women, pioneers of Silicon Valley in the 1970s and

  • “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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