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Open Book/ Open Mind: The Efficiency Paradox – What Big Data Can’t Do

Date: Fri, 05/03/2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Main Library - Auditorium
Categories: Adult Events

Edward Tenner
The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do

 EDWARD TENNER is a distinguished scholar of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and a visiting scholar in the Rutgers University Department of History. He was a visiting lecturer at the Humanities Council at Princeton and has held visiting research positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Pennsylvania. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticThe Wilson Quarterly, and Forbes.com, and he has given talks for many organizations, including Microsoft, AT&T, the National Institute on White Collar Crime, the Smithsonian Associates, and TED. His book, Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences, written in part with a Guggenheim Fellowship, has been translated into German, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, and Czech.
Watchung Booksellers will have copies of the book for purchase and signing at the end of the event. Seats to this event are free to the public, thanks to grants from our Series Sponsors, The Montclair Foundation and Investors Foundation. Please register below to ensure a seat.

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