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Inflection Point: A conversation with Berkeleyside co-founders Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel

by Lauren Schiller
10.10.2016

Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel are the co-founders of the “hyper-local” news site Berkeleyside.com and Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. They talked to Lauren Schiller, host of Inflection Point, about the difference between having power and having ideas, and how the Uncharted lineup is diverse by design, unlike other conferences which lean toward the usual (white, male)

Berkeley’s Uncharted festival features hot takes, cool conversations

by Lou Fancher
09.26.2016

East Bay Times / By Lou Fancher / Sept. 26, 2016 The fourth annual Uncharted event, Oct. 14 and 15 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in downtown Berkeley, offers everything from cool conversations about what’s cooking in the kitchen of Serious Eats’ Kenji López-Alt to hot topic discussions about food justice, the

TCHO chocolate lab; climate-change deep dive in Berkeley

by Tracey Taylor
09.22.2016

TCHO’s Chief Chocolate Maker Brad Kintzer is to host a special chocolate lab at Berkeleyside’s Uncharted Festival of Ideas, on Friday Oct. 14. Kintzer, who studied botany and has spent months working on cacao plantations throughout Latin America, will provide an insider’s perspective on how cocoa is sourced and offer enlightening chocolate tastings. Also on the program at the two-day

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Mark Bittman to speak at Berkeley ideas festival

by Tracey Taylor
09.22.2016

Mark Bittman, one of America’s most incisive writers about food, has joined the lineup at the fourth annualUncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley. Uncharted, a production of Berkeleyside, features some of the world’s edgiest thinkers and creative performers. It takes place over two days in downtown Berkeley. This year’s festival is on Friday Oct. 14 and Saturday

Tune in to KALW for Berkeley conversations with Uncharted Radio Hour

by Tracey Taylor
09.15.2016

The Uncharted Radio Hour made its debut on KALW on Thursday Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., broadcasting conversations from the Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas. It was the first of four programs showcasing experts who participated in the 2015 festival. Uncharted, a production of Berkeleyside, features some of the world’s edgiest thinkers and creative performers. It takes place

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

    Festivalgoer

  • “Fabulous.”

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  • “The Berkeley version of TED talks.”

    Festivalgoer

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

    Festivalgoer

  • “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.”

    Festivalgoer

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

    Festivalgoer

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

    Festivalgoer

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

    Festivalgoer

  • “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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