— Because the 2020 presidential election approaches, many are involved concerning the results disinformation campaigns might have on the race, since they performed a giant half within the 2016 election. Samuel Woolley, a researcher on the College of Texas, has a brand new guide out referred to as The Actuality Sport: How the Subsequent Wave of Expertise Will Break the Reality. It’s about how new technological advances have the potential to make issues even worse, but in addition might be used for good. Woolley will be talking about this topic and others he covers in his guide at The Discussion board at City Corridor on Jan. 9.
— After we consider visible artwork, it’s work, sculptures and different conventional items that may come to thoughts. However a few of the most fascinating photos will be present in uncommon locations — like contained in the human physique. As a part of the Capitol Hill Artwork Stroll, the Goethe Institute shall be showcasing the Max Planck Society’s Images of Science, a set of images from a wide range of scientific fields which have a visible enchantment very similar to summary artwork. The opening for this exhibit takes place on the Goethe Institute on Jan. 9.
Listed below are extra highlights from the GeekWire Calendar:
- Negotiating Your Future: A workshop designed for honing your corporation negotiating expertise at The Riveter in Seattle; 1 to four p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9.
- OrcaCon 2020: A tabletop board sport conference on the Hilton Bellevue in Bellevue; Friday, Jan. 10 by means of Sunday, Jan. 12.
- Fundamentals for Startups: Artificial Intelligence: Industry Learnings from China and the U.S.: A presentation about how AI is shaping enterprise each right here and abroad at CoMotion Labs on the College of Washington in Seattle; 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10.
- Hacky New Year: A hackathon that includes community-driven packages at Microsoft Constructing 20 in Redmond, 8:30 a.m. to five p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11.
- Winter Seminar Series at Historic Flight: Korean Air War: A presentation about naval operations in the course of the Korean Struggle at The Historic Flight Basis in Mukilteo; 12 to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11.
- When to Hire a Lawyer for Your Business: A presentation about recommendation on authorized points for startups on the Seattle Public Library Central Department in Seattle; four to five p.m., Monday, Jan. 13.
- Founders Live PDX: An occasion the place 5 startups pitch their corporations in 99 seconds at Graybox in Portland, OR; 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14.
- U.S. China Series with Microsoft President Brad Smith: A convention about enterprise in China and the U.S. at The W Resort in Seattle; 8:30 a.m. to five p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15.
- 2020 Foresight Strategy Planning: A workshop to assist enterprise house owners plan their methods for the following yr at Impression Hub in Seattle; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15.
- The Future is Firebrand: A presentation concerning the challenges going through ladies in enterprise and learn how to tackle them at Provoke in Seattle; 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15.
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