August 2012

Marty Nemko Discussion Series: When Should and Shouldn't You Follow Your Passion

Thu, Aug 23 2012 - 6:00pm

When Should and Shouldn't You Follow Your Passion

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host

It's almost a mantra: "Do what you love and the money will follow." Alas, too many people do what they love – and starve. How do you decide what's right for you? Join Nemko for an in-depth discussion. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire" by U.S. News. Read more »

EV Riders

Mon, Aug 20 2012 - 6:00pm

EV Riders

John Kalb, Founder, EV Charging Pros; Owner of a BMW ActiveE
Andrea Kissack, Senior Editor for Quest, KQED
Felix Kramer, Founder, CalCars; Owner of a Chevy Volt and Nissan LEAF
Other EV Owners TBD

All major automakers are now selling models that are totally gas free (Nissan, Ford, Tesla) or run on electricity and gasoline (GM, Toyota). Charging stations are popping up around the state and customers are getting used to a whole new way of fueling their mobility. Read more »

Robert Bringhurst: What the Ink Sings to the Paper

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Fri, Oct 19 2012 - 12:00pm

What the Ink Sings to the Paper

Robert Bringhurst, Author, The Elements of Typographic Style

Even in the era of the Internet and digital publishing, the writer’s craft becomes visible through the medium of print. Bringhurst will examine the common spirit that moves the typographer, master printer, artist and writer. He will place particular emphasis on California printing at the center of discovery and expression in the form of printed books. Read more »

The Shared Economy: Doing Business with The Joneses

Thu, Aug 16 2012 - 6:30pm

The Shared Economy: Doing Business with the Joneses

Lisa Gansky, Author, The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing
Shelby Clark, Founder and Chief Community Officer, RelayRides
Leah Busque, Founder and CEO, TaskRabbit
Cory Smith, CEO, Hub Bay Area and SOCAP
Nate Blecharczyk, CTO and Co-founder, Airbnb
Liz Gannes, Senior Editor, AllThingsDigital – Moderator

Walk a block and borrow your neighbor’s lawn mower. Read more »