Against the Grain, for February 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
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The photographer Eadweard Muybridge met Leland Stanford at a time when technological breakthroughs were beginning to alter myriad aspects of everyday life. Muybridge's innovations paved the way for cinema; Stanford's obsessions fueled the beginnings of Silicon Valley; and Rebecca Solnit has written a book about the consciousness-changing advent of modern technology.
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