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Take a Wild Uber Ride with Adam Lashinsky

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Wed, Jun 14 2017 - 6:30pm

Adam Lashinsky, Journalist, Fortune; Author, Inside AppleWild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination
Kara Swisher, Executive Editor, Recode; Host, Recode Decode Podcast; Co-Executive Producer, Code Conference—Moderator

Uber makes complimentary and controversial headlines every day. Since its 2009 launch, it’s been influencing the minds and phones of millions worldwide. But what do we really know about Uber, and, more importantly, what lies ahead? Read more »

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Chain Reaction: Why Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

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Thu, Jun 8 2017 - 6:30pm

Amy Harcourt, Co-Founder and Principal, Bikes Make Life Better Inc.
Caeli Quinn, Founder, Climate Ride
Brian Wiedenmeier, Executive Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Jun 8 2017 - 2:00pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club neighborhood adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a "cardio hike" up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

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Garry Kasparov: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Thu, Jun 8 2017 - 12:00pm

Garry Kasparov, Chairman, Human Rights Foundation; Former World Chess Champion; Author, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins
In Conversation with Holly Kernan, Vice President of News, KQED Read more »

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Journalism and the Information Civil War

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Wed, Jun 7 2017 - 7:00pm

Monika Bauerlein, CEO, Mother Jones
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, the Center for Investigative Reporting

This program is sponsored by Relevant Wealth Advisors and an anonymous donor. Read more »

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China's Rise and the U.S.: A Discussion with Harvard’s Graham Allison

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Wed, Jun 7 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Graham Allison, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense; Director, Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Author, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap
In Conversation with the Honorable Ellen Tauscher, Former Representative, California’s 10th Congressional District; Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors Read more »

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Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 6/5/17

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Mon, Jun 5 2017 - 6:30pm

Marisa Lagos, Reporter, California Politics and Government, KQED; Twitter
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, Santa Rose Press Democrat; Former Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Randy Shandobil, Host, This Golden State Podcast; Communications Consultant, Shandobil Communications; Former Political Editor, KTVU; Twitter

It's summertime, so let's kick off the new season with a free-for-members special edition of our Week to Week political roundtable. Read more »

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Trumping the Climate: Coming in Hot

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Thu, Jun 1 2017 - 6:30pm

Gil Duran, Former Spokesman for Governor Jerry Brown and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Sustainability, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Jim Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Trump’s Next 100 Days

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Wed, May 31 2017 - 6:30pm

Sue Caro, Bay Area Regional Vice Chair, California Republican Party 
Ro Khanna, U.S. Representative (D-CA)
Kathryn Stoner, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University
Carlos Watson, Co-Founder and CEO, Ozy Media
Mina Kim, Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Chief Dr. Robert Pearl: Getting the Mistakes out of Health Care

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Tue, May 30 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Robert Pearl, Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care–And Why We’re Usually Wrong; Twitter
Mark Zitter, Chair, the Zetema Project; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator Read more »

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