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MARCH 19, 2024



A book signing and free public reception will immediately follow the program.

Town Hall Forums are always free.
No registration is required. Seating is open; first come, first seated.

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From A.I. to social media ownership, big tech and the people behind it are having deep impacts on our economy, democracy, and world. Few people understand that better than legendary tech journalist Kara Swisher.

While tech titans bragged they would “move fast and break things,” she was moving faster and breaking news. Covering the explosion of the digital sector in the early 1990s, she developed a long track record of digging up and reporting the truth of this new world order.

Her newest work is Burn Book; a Tech Love Story. It’s part memoir, part history and, most of all, a necessary recounting of tech’s power players and influence. She’ll speak at the Forum about tech’s complex history of striving, success, and failure. She’ll explain how the commercial internet came to be at the center of global power, creating a clear and present danger to humanity.




About Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is the host of the podcast On with Kara Swisher and the cohost of the Pivot podcast with Scott Galloway, both distributed by New York magazine. She was also the cofounder and editor-at-large of Recode, host of the Recode Decode podcast, and coexecutive producer of the Code conference. She is a former contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and host of its Sway podcast and has also worked for The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. This is her third book.

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