Title: “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better”
Clive Thompson, renowned technology expert, longtime contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, columnist for Wired, will speak about his latest work Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better.
Thompson is one of the most prominent technology writers, respected for doing deeply-reported, long-form magazine stories that get beyond headlines and harness the insights of science, literature, history and philosophy. He specializes in writing not merely on the inventors of technologies, but about how everyday people use them—often quite unpredictably. In addition to the New York Times Magazine and Wired, he writes for Mother Jones and Smithsonian. He is one of the longest-running bloggers, having launched his science-and-tech blog Collision Detection in 2002.