MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival Presents David Pogue: The Unrecognizable New World of Culture and Tech
Tickets: $34, not including processing fees
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Tickets on Sale: Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12 noon
Wearable tech, the cloud, drones, the quantified self, the Internet of Things, self-driving cars, augmented reality: the tech of our world is changing faster and faster. But the fascinating part is the effect it’s having on the society and culture we once knew. What will life be like when printed newspapers and books are niche relics? What are the ramifications of the massive services-for-privacy trade that young people, especially, seem willing to make? In this funny, fast-paced snapshot of the new world, Yahoo Finance Tech Critic David Pogue will bring you up to date – and help you consider what we’ll gain, what we’ll lose, and what beliefs will shift into something we’ve never seen before.
David Pogue is an Emmy Award-winning technology and science writer, and former personal technology columnist for The New York Times. He’s also a monthly columnist for Scientific American and host of science shows on PBS’s “NOVA.” He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the “for Dummies” series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Casino Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.