Alexis Madrigal is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He’s the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology. Madrigal co-founded Longshot magazine. Previously at Wired.com, he built Wired Science into one of the most popular blogs in the world. It was nominated for best magazine blog by the Association of Magazine Media and best science website in the 2009 Webby Awards. He also co-founded Haiti ReWired, a groundbreaking community dedicated to the discussion of technology, infrastructure, and Haiti’s future.