Science Fact: Better than Fiction
Susan Freinkel is the author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, which was named a Best Book of 2011 by the Boston Globe, and American Chestnut: The Life, Death and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree, which won a 2008 National Outdoor Book Award. Freinkel is also a science writer whose work has appeared in a variety of national publications including: Discover, Reader’s Digest, Smithsonian, The New York Times, OnEarth, Health, and Real Simple. She has... Read More →
Julian Guthrie is a veteran journalist and has won numerous awards, including the Best of the West Award and Society of Professional Journalists’ Public Service Award. She spent 20 years at the San Francisco Chronicle and has also been published by The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and others. She is the author of several books including the bestselling The Billionaire and The Mechanic, selected... Read More →
Jonathon Keats is a writer, experimental philosopher, and artist based in San Francisco and Northern Italy. He is the author of six books, including The Book of the Unknown. published by Random House and awarded the American Library Association's Sophie Brody Medal in 2010, and You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future, published this year by Oxford University Press. His conceptually-driven interdisciplinary art projects... Read More →
Writer, Author, The New York Times
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter John Markoff (2013, for Explanatory Reporting) covers science and technology for The New York Times and has been writing about Silicon Valley since the 1980s. In 1993 wrote one of the first articles on the World Wide Web. He is the co-author of The High Cost of High Tech (with Lennie Siegel); Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier (with Katie Hafner); and Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of... Read More →
Greg Milner is the author of Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds, and Perfecting Sound Forever, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His writing has appeared in Wired, New York, Slate, Village Voice, Salon, Spin, and Rolling Stone. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.