CONVERGENCE: a show about the future is a live show and podcast that brings together two people from vastly different fields to explore how emerging science and tech will affect culture, society, and politics in the near future. Together with a curious and often passionate audience, host Meehan Crist and her guests grapple with the questions we need to ask today to help shape the future we want tomorrow. Each event, which is recorded live at Caveat, brings out themes and ideas that go missing when conversations stay siloed. You can find more information about past and upcoming shows here.
This month: director, author and organizer Astra Taylor will join technologist Greta Byrum, Co-Director of the Digital Equity Lab at The New School and Director of the Resilient Communities Program at The New America Foundation to ask: How will the fight over net neutrality shape our digital future? Info and tickets available here.
Previous guests include: labor journalist Jessica Bruder; machine learning researcher David Blei; geologist and curator of the AMNH meteorite collection Denton Ebel; policy journalist Atossa Araxia Abrahamian; legal and ethics scholar Kimberly Mutcherson; medical historian and author Randi Hutter Epstein; Senior Director of Climate Policy and Programs & Chief Resilience Officer for NYC Dan Zarrilli; geologist and ice sheet researcher Robin Bell.