Get a taste of Berkeleyside’s stimulating, annual Uncharted Festival of Ideas (every October). See your surroundings afresh, understand the neurobiological benefits of being around water, and learn how to captivate your own audiences—all in twenty-minute, TED-style bites.
Rob Forbes is the founder of Design Within Reach, “a source for enduring, purposeful and innovative furniture and accessories.” He is also the founder of Public Bikes, and the author of "See for Yourself: A Visual Guide to Everyday Beauty."
Lance Knobel is a co-founder of Berkeleyside, Berkeley’s online newspaper. He curates Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which Berkeleyside launched in 2013.
Wallace J. Nichols
Wallace J. Nichols is a scientist, wild water advocate, movement-maker, author, and dad. He is the author of “Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do,” a neuroscientist's view on our attachment to the sea.
Ben Parr is the author of “Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention.” The co-founder of DominateFund, an early-stage venture fund, he is is a columnist for Inc. Magazine, the former Co-Editor and Editor-at-Large of Mashable, and a former columnist and commentator for CNET.