Tom Johnson Founder of the Institute for Analytic Journalism and the regional director of the Society for Professional Journalists, on a new project called The Peoples’s Data
Steven Kotler Journalist and author, on his new book Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact
Ken Stanley Computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher, Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida; he’s on sabbatical this year at the Santa Fe Institute, and he’s co-author with Joel Lehman of the new book, Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective
Steven Kotler Author and journalist, co-author of the new book Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World
Philip Connors Fire lookout in the Black Range of the Gila National Forest, author of the book Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout, and author of the recent Orion Magazine article, “Beauty in the Burn: Fire and Rebirth in the Forest.”
Craig Johnson Author of the Longmire mystery series. The new book in the series is Dry Bones.
Daniel Lieberman Professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University, author of the book, The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease, on his talk, “Why Exercise Really is the Best Medicine,” sponsored by the School for Advanced Research.