Alexis Madrigal

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Alexis Madrigal is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers Silicon Valley’s companies and animating ideas. He created and hosted “Containers,” a documentary podcast about how trade remade the economy, and “Real Future,” a television series about the human side of technology. Madrigal has been editor in chief of Fusion, a staff writer at Wired, a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society, and an affiliate of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for the Internet and Society. He’s the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology and is working on a book about global capitalism and the San Francisco Bay.

Videos/Audio of Alexis Madrigal

Three experts discuss how science and technology are impacting Israel’s economy and security. This session will examine... See more
No single technology on the horizon offers the promise — or the peril — of quantum computing. This long-imagined leap... See more
Artificial intelligence has rapidly and deeply permeated our lives; and for much of the public, these infiltrations... See more
Just because robots can do jobs that humans otherwise do, does that mean that they should? This question becomes... See more
Leading thinkers from business, government, civil society, and academia explore and debate ethics in the age of the... See more
The primary paradigm of our time is that high-tech solutions will eventually solve all of our environmental, social,... See more