Speaking + Editing

I speak enthusiastically about my work, and I encourage authors with my editing. My aim in both is clarity in communicating complexity.

speaking

Selected talks:

@ Google (NYC, October 2018) as the keynote for Google Tech Days and a featured Talk at Google.

Command Lines: Software, Power and Performance, the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA (March 2017). Watch the video here.

Mistakes Were Made: Computer History, Decompiled, New York University (April 2015).

EDITING

Selected works I've edited:

Erica Eisen, “Specimen Days: Human Zoos at the 1904 World’s Fair,” The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, January 2019.

Kate Sheppard, “Selective Blindness: Ida Bengtson and the Treatment of Trachoma,” The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, December 2018.

Robert Davis, “Living Chess,” The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, November 2018.

Lorraine Boissoneault, "The Science of What Makes Pain So Personal," The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, July 2018.

Nathan Kapoor, "New Zealand's Dragon Lady of Paleontology," The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, April 2018.

KJ Shepherd, "Adding Up: Phyllis Rosser and the Gender Politics of Standardized Math Tests," The New Inquiry in syndication with Lady Science, January 2018.

Paola Bertucci, Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France (Yale University Press, 2017).