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Steven Johnson in conversation with Kara Platoni
Kepler's Books
Menlo Park, CA
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Steven Johnson in conversation with Kara Platoni
Presented by Peninsula Arts & Letters and Kepler's Books

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
7:30pm - Seating Area opens at 6:30pm
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.


Join us for a very special evening with Steven Johnson, who will lead us on an exploration of how pursuits born from wonder and delight have led to essential breakthroughs in computing, communication and connecting the world.

Come answer questions you didn't even know you had:

-Why is advanced engineering often originally devoted for toys?
-What does a movie star have to do with naval communication?
-How did eighteenth century magic shows pave the way for our obsession with Kim Kardashian?
-How do Doritos exemplify the origins of the global marketplace?
-What did Darwin learn from Jenny, an orangutan at one of the first zoos in Europe?

The founder of a variety of influential websites, Johnson is the host and co-creator of the PBS and BBC series "How We Got to Now," and the host of the podcast "Wonderland."

Kara Platoni is an award-winning science journalist and the author of We Have the Technology.


Ticket Information:

$40.00 -- Premier seating; includes copy of "Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World" and priority in the signing line

$20.00 -- General seating; does not include book

$10.00 -- Student seating; no book; must show student ID


The book will be available for pickup, and for sale, at the event.

Location

Kepler's Books (View)
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary
Other > Technology

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Kepler's Literary Foundation
On BPT Since: Aug 23, 2012
 
Kepler's Books
650-324-4321
Events@keplers.com
www.keplers.com
 


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