Tuesday, January 12, 2016; 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Refreshments Before Event and a Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 204
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Sam Arbesman, Associate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University
Samuel Arbesman is a complex systems scientist and writer focusing on the nature of scientific and technological change. He is currently an associate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and a research fellow at the Long Now Foundation, in addition to being a senior adjunct fellow at Silicon Flatirons. He also writes for popular audiences as a contributing writer to Wired, and his essays about science and technology have appeared in such places as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. Arbesman is the author of the award-winning The Half-Life of Facts (Current/Penguin), which explores how knowledge changes over time. Previously, he was a senior scholar at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a research fellow at Harvard Medical School. He completed a PhD in computational biology at Cornell University in 2008, and earned a BA in computer science and biology at Brandeis University in 2004.
Zach Nies, Managing Director, Techstars