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30 Apr 2017
Latin American Studies Association

Panel: “Methodological, Forensic, Humanitarian and Judicial Challenges in Recovering and Identifying the Disappeared” Lima, Peru.

13 Apr 2017
University of California, Berkeley

“Technology and Forensic Evidence in Chilean Human Rights Investigations,” History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series and Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society Colloquium Series, Berkeley, CA.

14 Oct 2016
Keynote: Yale

Keynote panel for the conference Traveling Technocrats: Experts and Expertise during Latin America’s Long Cold War, Yale University, October 14, 2016.

15 Apr 2016
Keynote: NYU

Keynote for the conference Mistakes Were Made 2.0, NYU, April 15, 2016.

07 Jan 2016
American Historical Association

Shift Ctrl: Computing and New Media Beyond the U.S. and Europe, Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA.

11 Nov 2015
Society for the Social Studies of Science

“Techno-Legal Futures of Truth and Reparation in Chile,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Denver, November 2015.

31 Jul 2015
Foo Camp 2015

O’Reilly Campus, Sebastopol, CA July 31-Aug 2.

30 Jun 2015
Universidad de Ibague

I will be teaching the course this summer at the Universidad de Ibague in Colombia.

30 May 2015
LASA Annual Meeting

“Science, Truth and Harm in Post-Pinochet Chile,” Annual Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico,

02 Mar 2015
Northwestern University Klopsteg Lecture Series

“When Legal Certainty Comes Undone: Science, Technology and the Search for Truth in Post-Pinochet Chile,” Science and Human Culture Program, Klopsteg Lecture Series.

19 Feb 2015
Strata + Hadoop World “Make Data Work”

Keynote, “Make Data Work” Strata + Hadoop World, Feb 17–20, 2015, San Jose, CA.

17 Oct 2014
WOSC Keynote

Keynote, World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC), Ibagué, Colombia, October 15-17, 2014.

23 Aug 2014
4S Meeting

“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.

30 May 2014
Law and Society Meeting

“Historical Perspectives on Information Technology and Human Rights,” Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Minneapolis, May 28-31.

26 Feb 2014
Ideas Lunch

Speaker, Ideas Lunch, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, February 26, 2014.

05 Feb 2014

Speaker, Science, Technology, and Utopian Values Working Group, Yale University, February 5, 2014.

12 Oct 2013
Society for the Social Studies of Science

“STS and Latin America: Beyond Imported Magic” Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 9 -12, 2013.

28 Aug 2013
Lanzamiento del Libro

Lanzamiento de Revolucionarios Cibernéticos, Fundación Salvador Allende, 7:30pm, Av. República 475, Santiago de Chile.

01 Jun 2013
Law and Society Annual Meeting

“Using Technology to Standardize Economic Management under Socialism,” Annual Meeting, Law and Society Association, Boston, MA.

07 May 2013
STS Roundtable

“Nature, Science, + Technology: A South-South Conversation,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

06 May 2013
MIT STS Colloquium

Beyond Imported Magic: STS and Latin America, STS Colloquium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

15 Apr 2013
SUNY Buffalo

“Cold War Modern: Chilean Visions of Cybernetic Socialism,” Science Studies Group Colloquium, Humanities Institute, SUNY Buffalo.

25 Mar 2013
University of Michigan

“STS and Latin America,” Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (STeMS) Faculty/Graduate Colloquium Series, University of Michigan.

19 Feb 2013
Poynter Roundtable

Roundtable discussion of Cybernetic Revolutionaries, Poynter Center for Ethics and American Institutions, Indiana University, 4-5:30pm.

17 Jan 2013
Schneider Lecture, UT Austin

“The Cybernetic Revolution: A History of Computers and Political Change in Chile,” Schneider Lecture, School of Information, University of Texas, Austin.

07 Dec 2012
University of Pennsylvania

“Cybernetics and the Chilean Road to Socialism,” History and Sociology of Science Colloquium Series, University of Pennsylvania.

09 Nov 2012
Futures of Entertainment 6 (FoE6)

“Curing the Shiny New Object Syndrome: Strategy vs. Hype when Using New Technologies,” Futures of Entertainment 6 (FoE6), MIT, Cambridge, Mass.

04 Oct 2012
Plenary, Society for the History of Technology

“Transnationalism and the History of Technology,” Opening Plenary Panel, Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Copenhagen.

22 Sep 2012

“History of Cybernetics in Latin America,” Latin America Forum, ISEA2012, Albuquerque.

12 Sep 2012
Scripps College Humanities Institute

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.

24 Aug 2012
STS in Latin America: Beyond Imported Magic

Conference Organizer, STS in Latin America: Beyond Imported Magic, August 24-25, Indiana University, Bloomington.

22 May 2012
Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization

Invited Talk, “Computers and Politics: Lessons from Latin America,” Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization.

26 Apr 2012
Ciencia, Tecnología, Cultura

Invited Talk, “Book Presentation: Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile,” Seminario Ciencia, Tecnología, Cultura, University of Chile.

19 Apr 2012
Talk at La Católica

Invited Talk, STS in Latin America, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1pm.

05 Apr 2012
School of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Chile

Invited Talk, Title TBA, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo UChile, Sala de Postgrado (La Casona), 11:00 -13:00, details.

28 Mar 2012
Fulbright Foundation

Invited Talk, “Social and Global Issues in Engineering Education,” Comisión Fulbright Chile, 7pm (talk not open to the general public).

02 Feb 2012
Center for Constitutional Democracy

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.

02 Dec 2011
Latin American Research Forum

Invited Talk, “Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politcs in Allende’s Chile,” Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, 12:20pm.

06 Nov 2011
Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Computers, Information, and Society (SIGCIS)

Closing Plenary, “Cultures & Communities in the History of Computing,” Cleveland, Ohio, 4:05-5:30pm.

05 Nov 2011
Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)

“Disaster Politics and Failed Communication in Chile,” Cleveland, Ohio, 3:30-5pm.

04 Nov 2011
Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)

Commentator, ”Geographies of Computing,” Cleveland, Ohio, 2-3:30pm.

15 Sep 2011

Keynote, “The Geopolitics of Ethical Computing,” ETHICOMP, Sheffield, England.

15 Jun 2011
Department of Computer Science, University of Chile

Invited Talk, ”Proyecto Synco: Computadores y revolución en la historia de Chile,” Santiago, Chile.