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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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Wed, Oct 7 2015 - 6:00pm

Pedro Domingos, Professor, University of Washington; Co-founder, International Machine Learning Society Read more »

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Ashlee Vance on Elon Musk, Tesla, Space-X and the Future

Tue, Jul 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Ashlee Vance, Technology Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek; Author, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future; Twitter @valleyhack Read more »

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Greening Asia

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Thu, Jul 16 2015 - 6:30pm

Mark Clifford, Executive Director, Asia Business Council; Author, The Greening of Asia
Orville Schell, Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society New York; Former Dean, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Video Games and Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Jun 10 2015 - 6:30pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center and Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF Read more »

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Digital Gold, The History and Future of Bitcoin

Tue, Jun 2 2015 - 6:00pm

Nathaniel Popper, Reporter, The New York Times; Author, Digital Gold

Believers in Bitcoin see it as a potential basis for a financial system free of banks and governments. So far it has made millions for some people and prison terms for others. National banking regulators are just beginning to set rules and regulations for bitcoin in light of recent scandals and its use by criminal enterprises. Read more »

Past event

Rise of the Robots

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Wed, May 27 2015 - 6:00pm

Martin Ford, Author; Software Developer; Computer Designer Read more »

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Andrew Hodges: Alan Turing - The Man Who Inspired "The Imitation Game"

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Tue, May 26 2015 - 12:00pm

Andrew Hodges, Professor, Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford; Author, Alan Turing: The Enigma

In conversation with Kishore Hari, Director, Bay Area Science Festival Read more »

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Steve Jurvetson: From Hotshots to Moon Shots - The World of Silicon Valley Innovation

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Tue, Apr 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Steve Jurvetson, Partner, DFJ; Twitter @dfjsteve
Alison van Diggelen, Host, “Fresh Dialogues”; Contributor, BBC – Moderator Read more »

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Laszlo Bock: Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google

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Tue, Apr 14 2015 - 7:00pm

Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations, Google; Author, Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google That will Transform How You Live and Lead; Twitter: @LaszloBock2718

In Conversation with Farhad Manjoo, Technology Writer, The New York Times; Twitter @fmanjoo

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Sal Khan with Black Girls Code’s Kimberly Bryant

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 7:00pm

Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
In conversation with Sal Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy

“Imagine the impact that these curious, creative minds could have on the world with the guidance and encouragement others take for granted. I have, and I can’t wait.” – Kimberly Bryant Read more »

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