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The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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Fri, Sep 26 2014 - 12:00pm

Lincoln Paine, Author, The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World Read more »

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Heather Burnett Gold: Empowering Communities with Gigabits to the Home

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Thu, Sep 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Heather Burnett Gold, President, Fiber to the Home Council North America Read more »

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Daring: My Passages

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Thu, Sep 25 2014 - 12:00pm

Gail Sheehy, Literary Journalist; Author, Daring: My Passages

Hear Gail Sheehy, author of the classic New York Times bestseller Passages, discuss her unguarded memoir, a thrilling tour of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist starting in the 1960s, her growth into an iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all and one of the premier political profilers of modern times.

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Personal Data, Big Business, and the End of Privacy

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Wed, Sep 24 2014 - 6:00pm
Adam Tanner, Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University; Author, What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data – Lifeblood of Big Business – and the End of Privacy as We Know It
 
In an age in which personal information is relentlessly harvested and aggregated, we’re eager to reap the benefits –
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Roberto Trotta: The Edge of the Sky – All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is

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Tue, Sep 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Roberto Trotta, Theoretical Cosmologist, Astrophysics Group, Imperial College London; Author, The Edge of the Sky Read more »

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San Francisco Neighborhood Newspapers: Creating Healthy and Informed Environments and Neighborhoods

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Mon, Sep 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Juan Gonzales, Founder and Editor, El Tecolote
Earl Adkins, Publisher, Marina Times
Willie Ratcliff, Publisher, San Francisco Bay View
Glenn Gullmes, Publisher, West Portal Monthly – Moderator Read more »

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Art Murmur Gallery Walk in Uptown Oakland

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Sat, Sep 20 2014 - 3:00pm

Danielle Fox, PhD, Art Consultant and Gallery Director, SLATE Contemporary; Former Executive Director, Oakland Art Murmur

Heard the buzz about the Oakland art gallery scene? Explore Uptown Oakland with a guided tour highlighting galleries surrounding the heart of Oakland’s Art Murmur. Visit selected exhibits during this two-hour stroll that includes presentations by featured artists. At the end, participants 21 and over can compare notes while tasting award-winning Two Mile Wines (included).

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The Haze Clears: The Checkered Past & Brilliant Future of Medical Marijuana in California

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Fri, Sep 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Michael Backes, Author, Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana; Consultant Read more »

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Ruth S. DeFries: The Big Ratchet - How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

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Thu, Sep 18 2014 - 6:30pm

Ruth S. DeFries, Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development and Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University; Author, The Big Ratchet Read more »

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Using Double Agent Nutrients to Achieve Ideal Weight, Strength, and Longevity

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Thu, Sep 18 2014 - 12:15pm

Robert J. Marshall, Ph.D., CCN, DACBN

Two new studies supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council have discovered a link between nutrition and increased immunity while aging, giving new meaning to the phrase, “You are what you eat.” Join Dr. Robert J. Marshall as he discusses the scientific connections between nutrients, regeneration and disease prevention.

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