Keynote panel for the conference Traveling Technocrats: Experts and Expertise during Latin America’s Long Cold War, Yale University, October 14, 2016.
Keynote for the conference Mistakes Were Made 2.0, NYU, April 15, 2016.
Shift Ctrl: Computing and New Media Beyond the U.S. and Europe, Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA.
“Techno-Legal Futures of Truth and Reparation in Chile,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Denver, November 2015.
O’Reilly Campus, Sebastopol, CA July 31-Aug 2.
I will be teaching the course this summer at the Universidad de Ibague in Colombia.
“Science, Truth and Harm in Post-Pinochet Chile,” Annual Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico,
“When Legal Certainty Comes Undone: Science, Technology and the Search for Truth in Post-Pinochet Chile,” Science and Human Culture Program, Klopsteg Lecture Series.
Keynote, “Make Data Work” Strata + Hadoop World, Feb 17–20, 2015, San Jose, CA.
Keynote, World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC), Ibagué, Colombia, October 15-17, 2014.
“A Review of History of Technology Scholarship on Latin America in Selected English-Language Journals,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Buenos Aires, August 20-23.
“Historical Perspectives on Information Technology and Human Rights,” Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Minneapolis, May 28-31.
Speaker, Ideas Lunch, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, February 26, 2014.
Speaker, Science, Technology, and Utopian Values Working Group, Yale University, February 5, 2014.
“STS and Latin America: Beyond Imported Magic” Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 9 -12, 2013.
Lanzamiento de Revolucionarios Cibernéticos, Fundación Salvador Allende, 7:30pm, Av. República 475, Santiago de Chile.
“Using Technology to Standardize Economic Management under Socialism,” Annual Meeting, Law and Society Association, Boston, MA.
“Nature, Science, + Technology: A South-South Conversation,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Beyond Imported Magic: STS and Latin America, STS Colloquium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
“Cold War Modern: Chilean Visions of Cybernetic Socialism,” Science Studies Group Colloquium, Humanities Institute, SUNY Buffalo.
“STS and Latin America,” Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (STeMS) Faculty/Graduate Colloquium Series, University of Michigan.
Roundtable discussion of Cybernetic Revolutionaries, Poynter Center for Ethics and American Institutions, Indiana University, 4-5:30pm.
“The Cybernetic Revolution: A History of Computers and Political Change in Chile,” Schneider Lecture, School of Information, University of Texas, Austin.
“Cybernetics and the Chilean Road to Socialism,” History and Sociology of Science Colloquium Series, University of Pennsylvania.
“Curing the Shiny New Object Syndrome: Strategy vs. Hype when Using New Technologies,” Futures of Entertainment 6 (FoE6), MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
“Transnationalism and the History of Technology,” Opening Plenary Panel, Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Copenhagen.
Invited Talk, “Creating a Liberty Machine: A History of How Computers Became Tools of Revolution in Chile,” Lecture Series on Social Media/Social Change: Negotiating Access, Control and Unrest in the Information Age, Scripps College Humanities Institute, Claremont, CA.
Conference Organizer, STS in Latin America: Beyond Imported Magic, August 24-25, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Invited Talk, “Computers and Politics: Lessons from Latin America,” Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization.
Invited Talk, “Book Presentation: Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile,” Seminario Ciencia, Tecnología, Cultura, University of Chile.
Invited Talk, STS in Latin America, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1pm.
Invited Talk, Title TBA, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo UChile, Sala de Postgrado (La Casona), 11:00 -13:00, details.
Invited Talk, “Social and Global Issues in Engineering Education,” Comisión Fulbright Chile, 7pm (talk not open to the general public).
Invited Talk, Finding Commonalities in Science, Technology and Politics: Lessons from Chile on the Design of Computer Systems for Political Change, The Center for Constitutional Democracy, Indiana University Mauer Law School, Bloomington, Indiana, 12-1pm.
Invited Talk, “Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politcs in Allende’s Chile,” Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, 12:20pm.
Closing Plenary, “Cultures & Communities in the History of Computing,” Cleveland, Ohio, 4:05-5:30pm.
“Disaster Politics and Failed Communication in Chile,” Cleveland, Ohio, 3:30-5pm.
Commentator, ”Geographies of Computing,” Cleveland, Ohio, 2-3:30pm.
Keynote, “The Geopolitics of Ethical Computing,” ETHICOMP, Sheffield, England.
Invited Talk, ”Proyecto Synco: Computadores y revolución en la historia de Chile,” Santiago, Chile.