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Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 1:00 PM State of the Re:Union Black History Month Special

Who Is This Man? -- Discover the words and wisdom of an unsung hero of the Civil Rights movement who changed the course of American history.

Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM Chris Anderson: The Maker Revolution

Chris Anderson's book "The Long Tail" chronicled how the Web revolutionized and democratized distribution. His new book "Makers" shows how the same thing is happening to manufacturing, with even wider consequences, and this time the leading revolutionaries are the young of the world. Anderson himself left his job as editor of Wired magazine to join a 22-year-old from Tijuana in running a typical Makers firm, 3D Robotics, which builds do-it-yourself drones.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM The Long Now Foundation Presents: Chris Anderson and the Maker Revolution

Chris Anderson's book "The Long Tail" chronicled how the Internet revolutionized and democratized distribution. His new book "Makers" shows how the same thing is happening to manufacturing, with even wider consequences, and this time the leading revolutionaries are the young of the world. Anderson himself left his job as editor of Wired magazine to join a 22-year-old from Tijuana in running a typical makers firm, 3D Robotics, which builds do-it-yourself drones.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM State of the Valley Conference 2013

State of the Valley is Silicon Valley's annual "town meeting" -- a tradition at least as old as our nation's founding, where concerned citizens met on the village green to mobilize for the challenges ahead. In that same spirit, Joint Ventures town meeting convenes the entire region of concerned citizens and stakeholders, thought leaders and opinion makers, journalists, our elected representatives, educators and academics, business executives, labor and workforce leaders for dialogue and discussion about the Valley's challenges and opportunities.

Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM Joint Venture Silicon Valley: State of the Valley Conference 2013

The State of the Valley Conference is Silicon Valley's annual "town meeting" -- a tradition at least as old as our nation's founding, where concerned citizens met on the village green to mobilize for the challenges ahead. In that same spirit, Joint Venture's town meeting convenes the entire region of concerned citizens and stakeholders, thought leaders and opinion makers, journalists, our elected representatives, educators and academics, business executives, labor and workforce leaders for dialogue and discussion about Silicon Valley's challenges and opportunities.

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