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New speakers confirmed for Uncharted Ideas ’15

by Tracey Taylor
09.01.2015

Aug. 20, 2015 The list of speakers and performers for the upcoming Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas on Oct. 16-17 continues to grow. (A limited number of “2 for the price of 1″ tickets are still available through Sep. 20.) Berkeleyside is thrilled to announce our latest additions to the festival line-up: Timothy Caulfield, author of “Is Gwyneth

Launching Uncharted 2015: Two extraordinary days in the heart of Berkeley

by Tracey Taylor
08.31.2015

Berkeley, CA, August 6, 2015 — Austin has SXSW. Aspen has its Ideas Festival. The Bay Area has Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, an interactive, eye-opening two days of discussion, debate, workshops, and good food, beer and wine — Oct. 16 and Oct. 17, 9am-5pm, in downtown Berkeley’s historic Arts District. Chris Anderson, Brad

Watch this: MSNBC short on hackathon put on by Uncharted ’13/’14 speaker Kalimah Priforce

by Tracey Taylor
12.04.2014

Kalimah Priforce has been a favorite speaker at Uncharted in both 2013 and 2014, not least because he can’t sit down for long, or tolerate pessimists! This original short produced by MSNBC on a hackathon for young coders in New Orleans is more than inspiring:

Video: Ken Goldberg in conversation with Quentin Hardy

by Tracey Taylor
11.12.2014

http://vimeo.com/110808046 Ken Goldberg, the craigslist Distinguished Professor of New Media at UC Berkeley, spoke with Quentin Hardy, Deputy Technology Editor for the New York Times, at Uncharted 2014.

Oops I’m a rabbit: Uncharted 2014 as chronicled by a UC Berkeley student

by Karen Lin
11.10.2014

Thoughts on Uncharted Festival, Day 1 One of the main perks of working for the Daily Cal is attending mind-blowing events, such as the ~$300-per-ticket Uncharted Festival of Ideas, for free. A quick description of Uncharted, courtesy of their website: OCTOBER 24-25 2014: “Uncharted brings you together with some of the world’s great thinkers for

  • “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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