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Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO

Thu, Mar 7 2013 - 6:30pm

Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO

In conversation with Nick Bilton, New York Times columnist and lead blogger, Bits Blog Read more »

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Book Discussion Group - 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann

Mon, Mar 4 2013 - 5:30pm

1491 creates a picture of the Americas before the Europeans landed by synthesizing scientific discoveries from anthropology, archaeology and paleolinguistics. Mann arrives at startling conclusions about the civilizations thriving before Columbus: a far more urban, populated and technologically advanced region than generally assumed. Read more »

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Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe

Thu, Feb 28 2013 - 6:00pm

Alex Filippenko, Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences; Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences, UC Berkeley; Researcher; Author Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #12

Thu, Feb 28 2013 - 2:00pm

Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour.

Also know: Photo by H Sanchez/Flickr.

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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Clockwork Universe

Wed, Feb 27 2013 - 5:30pm

Humanities West Book Discussion: The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World Read more »

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President Jimmy Carter: Challenges of a Superpower

Sun, Feb 24 2013 - 12:30pm

President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. President; Founder, The Carter Center; Recipient, Nobel Peace Prize Read more »

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Madeleine K. Albright in Palo Alto

Fri, Feb 22 2013 - 7:00pm

Madeleine K. Albright

Former U.S. Secretary of State; Author, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

In conversation with Roy Eisenhardt

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Michelle Rhee: Fighting to Put Students First

Thu, Feb 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Michelle Rhee

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Founder and CEO, StudentsFirst; Former Chancellor, D.C. Public School System; Author, Radical

In conversation with Kirk Hanson, Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University Read more »

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The Algorithm for Love

Thu, Feb 14 2013 - 6:30pm

Sam Yagan, CEO, OkCupid &
In conversation with Joy Nordenstrom, Matchmaker and Founder, Joy of Romance
Beth Spotswood, Culture Blogger, - Emcee Read more »

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Al Gore

Tue, Feb 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Al Gore

Former U.S. Vice President; Author, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change

Dr. Gloria C. Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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