Monday, July 25, 2016

HostingCon Global 2016

Keynote Address

Monday, July 25, 2016

New Orleans


Sunday, October 18, 2015

Open House New York

Walking Tour of the Internet Infrastructure of Lower Manhattan

October 18th, New York City

Part of Open House New York

Thursday, October 1, 2015

DE-CIX 20th Anniversary Summit

DE-CIX Summit 2015

Keynote Address

October 1 – Frankfurt

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

War for the Web Hangout

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Lam Cloud Open House

Cranbury Township, NJ


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Canadian ISP Summit


Nov 11 – Nov 13
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

Friday, November 1, 2013

Building the Digital City

Center for Urban Real Estate, Columbia University

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Capacity North America


Toronto, Canada

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Open House New York

Lower Manhattan Internet Walking Tour

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Architectural Record Innovation Conference

New York, NY

Sunday, September 29, 2013


Shoreditch, London, UK

Saturday, July 13, 2013


State College, Pennsylvanie

Reading and Lecture

Saturday, July 13, 2013 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Schlow Centre Region Library
211 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

In Conversation with Virginia Heffernan

McNally-Jackson Books, Soho, New York

June 26, 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

City Age

City Age: The Global Metropolis

New York City

NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Washington Square

June 18th and 19th, 2013

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Northern Virginia Technology Council

June 5, 2013

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Program

The Ritz-Carlton
1700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA


Andrew Blum, Author, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet


Vishal Agrawal, President, Healthcare Solutions, Harris Corporation
Shawn Henry, President, CrowdStrike Services
Scott Renda, Leader, Federal Cloud Computing and Data Center Consolidation Initiative, Office of Management and Budget

The first 200 people to arrive will receive a free copy of Tubes!

Registration and info here.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Open House New York

Open House at 32 Avenue of the Americas

Tickets required. SOLD OUT.

With Open House New York and Community Books.


Thursday, May 2, 2013

Simon Fraser City Program

Vancouver, Canada

Public Lecture

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 7 pm
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings Street, Vancouver (Room 1400-1430)
Admission: Free, reservations required.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013


Vancouver, Canada

BCNET Conference, closing keynote.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

TNW Conference – Amsterdam

The Next Web 2013, Amsterdam


April 26, 2013


Friday, April 19, 2013

David Dillon Symposium

University of Texas at Arlington

Second Annual David Dillon Symposium, April 18-19, 2013


Monday, February 25, 2013

The First Year Experience

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Orlando, Florida.

HarperCollins lunch, keynote speaker.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Pacific Telecommunications Council

PTC ’13, Honolulu, Hawaii

Morning keynote, January 21st.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Tel-X Marketplace Live

Keynote presentation.

For registration info see here.


The Times Center, New York City

Thursday, November 15, 2012

SPUR/AIA San Francisco

Free talk and signing.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Greenbuild 2012

“Connecting the Cloud, Data Centers and Your Footprint”

Moscone Center, San Francisco

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Rotman School of Management

Talk and signing


105 St George Street, Toronto, Canada

Friday, October 26, 2012

Qualys Security Conference

Keynote presentation.

For registration info see here.

Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Library Journal Ebook Summit

The Digital Shift: Libraries, Ebooks and Beyond
A Library Journal/School Library Journal Online Event
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
10:00 am-5:00 pm EDT

Thursday, October 11, 2012

New York Technology Council


New York Institute of Technology

16 West 61st Street, 9th floor Auditorium.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Mid-Manhattan Library

Free talk and signing


455 5th Avenue, New York City

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Brooklyn Book Festival

Details TBA.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

The Skyscraper Museum

Free talk and signing.

Please RSVP to programs[at]skyscraper[dot]org


39 Battery Place, New York City

Monday, July 30, 2012

Half King

Reading Series

Free talk and signing.


505 West 23rd Street, New York City

Monday, July 16, 2012

Studio-X NYC

Internet infrastructure walking tour and live interview.

5:30PM: The walking tour is limited to 30 participants: RSVP to to secure your spot.


7PM: The live interview is free and open to the public; no RSVP necessary. Copies of the book will be available for purchase thanks to McNally Jackson.

Studio-X NYC
180 Varick St., Suite 1610, New York City

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

London School of Economics

Talk and signing


Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, London

Friday, June 29, 2012


Edinburgh International Conference Center, Edinburgh, Scotland,June29,2012

Friday, June 22, 2012

Kepler’s Books

Free talk and signing


1010 El Camino, Menlo Park, CA

Friday, June 22, 2012

Mechanics Institute

Free talk and signing


57 Post St, San Francisco, CA

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Book Passage Corte Madera

Free talk and signing


51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


Talk and signing

(For Microsoft employees.)

Building 99/Auditorium 1919, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Town Hall Seattle

Talk and signing


Advance tickets are $5 at Brown Paper Tickets or 800/838-3006 and at the door beginning at 6:30 pm.

4326 University Way, Seattle, WA

Monday, June 18, 2012

Powell’s Bookstore

Free talk and signing

2720 NW 29th Ave. Portland, OR

Friday, June 15, 2012

CLOG: Data Space launch

McNally Jackson


52 Prince St, New York City

Panel discussion with Neil Sheehan, the designer of Facebook’s data center.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Architectural League of New York

Walking tour, talk and reception

5:30pm: Walking Tour (SOLD OUT)

7pm: Talk and Reception (No RSVP necessary)

594 Broadway, Suite 607, New York

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Spoke Club

Talk and signing

(By invitation only.)

Toronto, Canada

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Free Library of Philadelphia

Free talk and signing

Montgomery Auditourium

1901 Vine ST Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Politics & Prose

Free talk and signing


5015 Connecticut AVE NW, Washington, DC

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Boston Public Library

Free talk and signing


700 Boylston St, Boston, MA

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Boston Athenaeum

Free talk and signing


10 1/2 Beacon Street Boston, MA

Saturday, June 2, 2012

World Science Festival

Innovation Square at the World Science Festival


NYU Polytechnic Institute, MetroTech Plaza
5 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Book launch and conversation with Matt Weiland

Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY


686 Fulton Street

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Future Through the Eyes of Science Fiction and Futurist Writers

Massachusetts Library Association Conference


DCU Center, Worcester, MA