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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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Glimpsing the Past: a Virtual Tour of Pompeii

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Mon, Feb 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, San Francisco State University

Monday Night Philosophy explores the past with Anderson, who will present a virtual day in Pompeii: a walking tour of the highlights of the ancient city designed to reveal aspects of its history, development, daily life and destruction. Monuments visited will include the forum and its temples and administrative buildings, theatre district and the city's amphitheater, and numerous ancient houses. Italian espresso not provided, but highly recommended.

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Step into My Shoes - Validating the Older Person with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Wed, Jan 15 2014 - 5:15pm

Jane Mahakian, Ph.D., President/Founder, Aging Matters, Inc. Read more »

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Arthur M. Shapiro: Ecological Communities and the March of Time

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 12:00pm

Arthur M. Shapiro, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, College of Biological Sciences, UC Davis Read more »

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Plato at the Googleplex

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 6:00pm

Rebecca Goldstein, MacArthur Fellow, Professor of Philosophy; Author, Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away Read more »

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Joe R. McBride: The History, Ecology and Future of Eucalyptus Plantations in the Bay Area

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Wed, Apr 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Joe R. McBride, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley Read more »

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The Golem and the Jinni

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Fri, Jan 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Helene Wecker, Author; M.F.A. in Fiction, Columbia University Read more »

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Yosemite Rim Fire Spring 2014 Forecast: Repair, Restore and Renew

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Thu, Jan 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Carlin, Deputy General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Larry Cope, Director of Economic Development, Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority
Joe Litehiser, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Bechtel Corp.; President, Friends of Camp Mather
John Amodio, Member, Tuolumne River Trust Board of Directors  Read more »

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Scott Carroll: Conciliation Biology

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Thu, Jan 30 2014 - 6:00pm

An Approach to Conservation that Reconciles Past, Present and Future Landscapes in Nature

Scott Carroll, Ph.D., Founding Director, Institute for Contemporary Evolution and Department of Entomology, UC Davis Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 5:30pm
Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. This month topics will include Afghanistan and Iraq.
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