As an investigative journalist, Vince Beiser is always looking for the next fascinating story. Wired Magazine sent him to a remote village in India to investigate a murder over one of the most precious natural resources in the world.
To give you a hint, this resource is the foundation of our modern civilization–it is in the concrete of our buildings and the chips of our computers. And it’s running out. Award-winning journalist Vince Beiser will dive into the logistics behind the most abundant resource in the world, and why we’re running out of it.
Author of “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How it Transformed Civilization,” every audience member will leave with a newfound appreciation for the sand on our beaches, inside our smartphones, and in our lives.