authors@MIT: Nick Montfort, The Future

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at 6:00pm

Building N50, The MIT Press Bookstore
301 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

The MIT Press Bookstore presents Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media at MIT, discussing his book The Future on Wednesday, December 6, at 6:00 pm at the Bookstore. This event includes a book signing. Books will be on sale at the event for 20% off, or you can purchase an event ticket that includes a discounted book.

In The Future, Montfort explores the work of writers, artists, inventors, and designers (mainly in Western culture) who imagined the future, including literary utopias from Plato’s Republic to Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland; kitchens of the future and the vision behind them; the Futurama exhibit at the 1939 New York World’s Fair; and what led up to Tim Berners-Lee’s invention of the World Wide Web.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Academic, General

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Tags

technology, culture, history, science, Essential Knowledge

Website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nick-mon...

Cost

Free

Department

MIT Press Bookstore

Hashtag

#authorsmit

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