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.