Commonwealth Club Book Launch: The Real Problem Solvers
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Join us for our year-end members social and help us launch the latest Commonwealth Club book!
Recently, the Club presented an entire series on social entrepreneurship. Today, "social entrepreneurship" describes a host of new initiatives and approaches that break from traditional philanthropic behavior and are having a major impact on society. Read more »
Inventor; Futurist; Author, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
For decades pioneering inventor and theorist Kurzweil has explored how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities. Now he takes this exploration to the next step: reverse-engineering the brain to understand how it works, then applying that knowledge to create vastly intelligent machines. Read more »
Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »