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The Atlantic’s second annual convention to celebrate science, technology, and a culture of curiosity will bring together scientists, entrepreneurs, and storytellers to explore the anatomy of breakthroughs, how genius borrows from unexpected corners, and how we overcome the cult of blinkered expertise.


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Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at The Atlantic Festival in Washington, D.C - October 2018

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