University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Dan Lyons



Gretchen Ertl

Sponsored by Mary Lou Forier

Dan Lyons is the New York Times best-selling author of "Disrupted." He is also a novelist, journalist, screenwriter and public speaker. He was a staff writer on the first two seasons of the Emmy-winning HBO series Silicon Valley. Previously, Lyons was technology editor at Newsweek and the creator of the groundbreaking viral blog "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs" (AKA "Fake Steve Jobs"). Lyons has written for the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Vanity Fair and Wired. He lives in Winchester, MA.

His new book is "Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us."

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Scheduled events:
Tech and Our Changing Culture
We have seen big changes in how we work and play over the past 20 years. But, is it all good? How much has Reddit changed the way we interact on the internet? Has Silicon Valley ruined work for the rest of us? The authors answer these questions and more as they discuss their latest books.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, Dan Lyons
Moderator: Hildy Ko
The 4th Industrial Revolution
UA Provost Jeff Goldberg will ask Seth Fletcher, Dan Lyons and Joe Schwarcz to explore how break-throughs in a number of technologies are fundamentally changing (and possibly disrupting) our very way of life. Is A.I. the most important scientific discover since electricity? Let's find out!

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Seth Fletcher, Dan Lyons, Joe Schwarcz
Moderator: Jeff Goldberg
Build Your Own Stairway of Success
Wisdom for the Digital Age, when too much information is just too much.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Joseph Deitch, Dan Lyons
Moderator: Stephen Buchmann

Books:
Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Hachette
October 2018
ISBN 9780316561860
272 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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"A fascinating, thought-provoking, hilarious, and sometimes harrowing account of current work culture. More/less

Disrupted
Science / Medicine / Technology
Hachette
November 2017
ISBN 9780316306096
272 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "The best book about Silicon Valley today."--Los Angeles Times "Hysterical. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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