Ginger Strand

The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic

Ginger Strand

Talk: The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic

The author of a novel and three books of narrative nonfiction, Ginger Strand has written for a wide variety of magazines, including Harper's, The New Yorker, The Believer and Tin House. For her Google talk, Ginger shows slides and discusses this fascinating story, offering further details about the competing weather control project, undertaken by mathematician John von Neumann, that changed both meteorology and computing.

Ginger Strand

Ginger Strand is the author of three previous books, including Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate. She has written for a wide variety of publications, including Harper's Magazine, This Land, The Believer, Tin House, The New York Times, and Orion, where she is a contributing editor.

The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic

Worlds collide in this true story of weather control in the Cold War era and the making of Kurt Vonnegut

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