November 2010

iPad Revolution and the Future of Digital Magazines

Tue, Nov 2 2010 - 6:00pm

iPad Revolution and the Future of Digital Magazines

Matthew Carlson, Principal of Experience Strategy and Design, Hot Studio
Matthew Davis, Director of User Experience and Creative, Zinio
Kevin O'Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

The launch of the iPad signaled the start of a new era for magazine publishing. Editorial teams suddenly needed to consider multi-touch gestures, multiple orientations, dynamic layout and the integration of rich media into the design of their magazine issues. Read more »

Lisa Jackson: This Land Is Our Land

Thu, Sep 3 2009 - 6:00pm

This Land Is Our Land

Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
 

After winning higher auto fuel economy earlier this year, what are the EPA’s next big priorities? In her first visit to California as the country’s chief environmental regulator, Jackson will lay out her vision for cleaning up America’s air, water and land. What are her plans on toxics, mining and other hot-button issues? Read more »

Proposition 23: Job Killer or Creator?

Mon, Nov 1 2010 - 6:00pm

Proposition 23: Yes or No?

Bob Epstein, Founder, Environmental Entrepreneurs 
Nancy Floyd, Manging Director, Nth Power
Jack Stewart, President, California Manufacturers
Tom Tanton, President, T2 & Associates
Greg Dalton, Climate One - Moderator 

Is AB 32, California’s law limiting carbon pollution, a job killer or job creator? When Governor Schwarzenegger signed  AB 32 in 2006, the state’s unemployment was around 5 percent. Read more »

Orwell, Twain and Churchill on Tomorrow's Election

Mon, Nov 1 2010 - 6:00pm

Orwell, Twain and Churchill on Tomorrow's Election

Michael Shelden, Author, Orwell and Mark Twain: Man in White

Monday Night Philosophy delves into political philosophy on the eve of the mid-term election. Shelden, the acclaimed biographer of both Orwell and Mark Twain, and who is currently working on a biography of Winston Churchill, will shed light on the current version of politics-as-usual using the insights of these three brilliant political analysts. Read more »

Harold McGee: The Curious Cook

Mon, Nov 1 2010 - 7:00pm

Harold McGee

"The Curious Cook" Columnist, The New York Times; Author, Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes

This event is sold out.

The country's foremost expert on the science of cooking and an inspiration to kitchen warriors across the world, including Alton Brown and Jeffrey Steingarten, McGee takes us from the market to the kitchen debunking culinary myths and erroneous information. Read more »