Monthly Archives: September 2016

I’m co-hosting the monthly Ars Technica Live series in Oakland

If you’re interested in coming out to Oakland’s best tiki bar Longitude for an evening of in-depth conversation with people at the nexus of technology, science, and culture, then you should join me and my co-host Cyrus Farivar for the …

Listen to me on Science Friday!

Science Friday has started a book club, and their first book was Margaret Atwood’s fascinating biopocalypse novel Oryx and Crake. Listen to me and UC Berkeley bioengineer Terry Johnson chat with Ira Flatow in a fun discussion of the scientific …

New technology helps us excavate ancient history

I’ve been writing a lot about archaeology over at Ars Technica, and one of the topics that fascinates me is the ways scientists are using new technologies to “dig up” ancient sites without ever disturbing a single blade of grass. …