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Learning from Leonardo

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Tue, Mar 18 2014 - 6:00pm

Fritjof Capra, Founding Director, Center for Ecoliteracy; Author, Learning from Leonardo Read more »

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Where's Rosie? The State of Personal Robotics

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Melonee Wise, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics
Joe Augenbraun, Founder, Neato Robotics
Pieter Abbeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Svante Pääbo: Neanderthal Man - In Search of Lost Genomes

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Thu, Mar 6 2014 - 6:00pm

Svante Pääbo, Ph.D., Director, Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Read more »

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Robots in Unconventional Workplaces

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Wed, Feb 26 2014 - 6:00pm

Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Source Robotics Foundation 
Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International 
Paola Santana, Co-founder, Matternet
Steve Henn, Technology Correspondent, NPR – Moderator
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Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Co-author, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Twitter Read more »

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Crash Course

Tue, Apr 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Crash Course Chris Martenson, Ph.D., Futurist; Author, The Crash Course Tom Van Dyck, Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management The combination of financial market volatility and depleting resources (notably peak oil) present a challenging outlook for investors. Building wealth is even more daunting when considering how flimsy government figures about the economy can be. If the great disruption is near or here, what are some tips for building a resilient family and community? Read more »

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Death by Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries

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Fri, Feb 9 2007

Tyson, Neil deGrasse- Director, Hayden Planetarium, 2000-

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Science and Security: Achieving the Right Balance

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Tue, Oct 3 2000

Browne, John- Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory


National Ocean Policy: Working to Protect Our Oceans and Resources


Sarah Chasis, Director of Ocean Initiative, Natural Resources Defense Council
Julie Packard, Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Michael Thuss, Director and Member, Texas Water Conservancy Association Read more »


Stephen Schneider: What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?


What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?

Stephen Schneider, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford

Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One

What risks does the changing climate pose to the global economy and how can we manage those risks? Rather than betting so much on a cap-and-trade regime for carbon pollution, Schneider says policymakers should fund more research to invent our way to a greener economy. Read more »

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