Senior Research, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
In a series of influential articles, books and talks, David Weinberger, Ph.D., has explored the profound effects technology is having on our ideas: What constitutes success? What it means to connect with others? How we learn and know? How we think about how the elements of our world come together? This work reflects his background as a philosophy professor, early Web entrepreneur, best-selling author, technologist, and Harvard researcher.
He was co-director of Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab, and is a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. His work has appeared in journals as disparate as Wired, Harvard Business Review, CNN.com, Salon, Slate, Atlantic.com, Scientific American, The Chronicle of Higher Ed, and TV Guide. He has keynoted hundreds of conferences around the world in presentations noted for their insight, surprising connections, and humor.
He is the co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, considered a seminal work in Internet business. His latest book, Too Big to Know, is about the networking of knowledge. The book he is working on, for Harvard Business Press, explores how our basic strategies for managing the future are changing. He has been an advisor to presidential campaigns, a Franklin Fellow at the U.S. State Department 2009-2011, a gag writer, and a journalism fellow at the Harvard Shorenstein Center. He lives in Boston.
David is participating in the Cognitive Computing Consortium Conference at AI World!