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Kara Swisher in the hot seat!

Thursday, March 7, 2024
7:30pm Pacific Time
KQED Broadcast: 03/10/2024

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"On Arts" Benefiting 826 Valencia Scholarship Program

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Kara Swisher’s in the hot seat! Join us as Sam Altman (co-founder of OpenAI) interviews the interviewer — Kara Swisher, one of today’s preeminent tech journalists.

Throughout every era of digital technology, from the dot com bubble to artificial intelligence, Kara Swisher has been a key figure in understanding the rapid growth in Silicon Valley, whether reporting for  The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other major outlets, or as co-host of the podcast Pivot. Swisher is founder of the All Things Digital conference and the technology news website Recode, and the author of three books, including her new memoir, Burn Book: A Tech Love Story.

Through his company OpenAI, Sam Altman helped create ChatGPT, the most famous artificial intelligence chatbot. His career as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist has driven some of the largest contemporary technology companies, including Airbnb and Dropbox.

A limited number of tickets include a copy of Burn Book: A Tech Love Story.

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Photo by Philip Montgomery