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Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths: Algorithms and Human Decisions

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Thu, Apr 28 2016 - 7:00pm

Brian Christian, Author, The Most Human Human; Co-author, Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions
Tom Griffiths, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, UC Berkeley; Co-Author, Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Are you an algorithmic thinker? Acclaimed author Brian Christian and cognitive scientist Tom Griffiths provide insights into the human mind and explain how computer algorithms can help solve daily dilemmas. Read more »

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Creating the New Work Paradigm: Employee Loyalty & Retention

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Wed, Jul 23 2014 - 7:00pm

Naomi Chavez Peters,Global Executive Talent, Salesforce
Mala Singh, Chief People Officer, Minted Read more »

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John Krumboltz: Abolishing Fear of Failure

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Thu, Jun 26 2014 - 7:00pm

John Krumboltz, Professor of Education and Psychology, Stanford University; Co-author, Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win Read more »

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Aneesh Chopra: Innovative State

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Tue, May 13 2014 - 7:00pm

Aneesh Chopra, Former U.S. CTO; Author, Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government Read more »

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Dr. Tim Flannery: A Natural History of the Planet

Wed, May 4 2011 - 6:30pm

Tim Flannery

Professor of Science, Maquarie University; Chair, Copenhagen Climate Council; Author, Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet

Greg Dalton, Vice President of Special Projects, The Commonwealth Club; Founder, Climate One - Moderator Read more »

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Julius Genachowski - Chairman of the FCC

Julius Genachowski
Thu, Apr 14 2011 - 7:00pm

A conversation with Julius Genachowski

Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Magazine - Moderator Read more »

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Future of Books Test

Thu, Oct 15 2009 - 6:00pm

The Future of Books

Kevin Hunsanger, Owner, Green Apple Books
Jared Friedman, Co-founder, Scribd
Brewster Kahle, Director and Co-founder, Archive.org (invited)
David Hellman, Senior Assistant Librarian, San Francisco State University – Moderator

Will the printed word become obsolete? Access to information is constantly changing, and the popularity of e-books and online material is on the rise. To survive, publishing companies are trying to adapt to new forms of written media. Read more »

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