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Science And Story: The History Of The Future

The history of computers is a history of competition and collaboration: Innovators have worked together, but also clashed over the place of computers in society and how they should function. Those clashes—between privacy and openness, businessmen and bohemians—continue to this day. See “The Innovators” author Walter Isaacson, MakerBot CEO Jennifer Lawton, The Muse.com founder Kathryn Minshew and journalist John Hockenberry parse the past, present, and future of our technological revolution in the World Science Festival event Science and Story: The History of the Future.

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Science And Story: The History Of The Future

The history of computers is a history of competition and collaboration: Innovators have worked together, but also clashed over the place of computers in society and how they should function. Those clashes—between privacy and openness, businessmen and bohemians—continue to this day. See “The Innovators” author Walter Isaacson, MakerBot CEO Jennifer Lawton, The Muse.com founder Kathryn Minshew and journalist John Hockenberry parse the past, present, and future of our technological revolution in the World Science Festival event Science and Story: The History of the Future.

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Moderator

John HockenberryJournalist

Three-time Peabody Award winner, four-time Emmy Award winner, and Dateline NBC correspondent John Hockenberry has broad experience as a journalist and commentator for more than two decades. Hockenberry is the anchor of the public radio show The Takeaway on WNYC and PRI.

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Participants

Jennifer LawtonChief Executive Officer of MakerBot®

Jennifer Lawton is the chief executive officer of MakerBot® and has been responsible for the overall strategy and growth of the company.

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Kathryn MinshewCEO and Founder of TheMuse.com

Kathryn Minshew is the CEO & Founder of TheMuse.com, a career platform and job discovery tool helping 15+ million people find inspiring careers at thoughtful companies.

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Walter IsaacsonAuthor, CEO of the Aspen Institute

Walter Isaacson is president and CEO of the Aspen Institute. He has been chairman and CEO of CNN and editor of TIME magazine. Isaacson’s most recent book is The Innovators; he authored Steve Jobs and several other best-selling biographies.

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