Did you really think it was a secret that you spent an hour looking at cat videos on YouTube? Ever wonder if your eBay seller rate really matters that much? It turns out that your online activity is monitored, tracked, and affects everything from the ads you see on Facebook to how companies decide what you're worth—and Joshua Klein thinks you can use this to your advantage.
Hacker, TEDtalker, and writer, Klein will be at Town Hall discussing his new book, Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than What You Have, and his ideas on connectivity and online reputations as the new currency.
Get a first look at legislators' top priorities for 2014's legislative session and what they mean for you.
Moderated by Public Radio Northwest News Network reporter Austin Jenkins and KIRO 7's Essex Porter, the panel features the legislative leaders from the state house and senate four corners: Rep. Dan Kristiansen (R-39, Snohomish) and Rep. Pat Sullivan (D-47, Covington) the Republican and Democartic leaders from the house side, and their counteparts from the senate sdie, Sen. Sharon Nelson (D-34, Maury Island) and Sen. Rodney Tom (D-48, Medina), the Democrat who sides with the GOP in Olympia and heads up the conservative Majority Coalition Caucus.
Sex trafficking is a national and global problem, but local and regional action may be the best way to start making a difference.
Seattle City Council Member Tim Burgess moderates a panel on local sex trafficking and the solutions that local officials, survivors, and organizations are coming up with to fight back.
Sponsored by Stolen Youth and other organizations, the panel includes Seattle city attorney Pete Holmes, Judge Barbara Mack, and representatives from local organizations, including YouthCare and the Center for Children and Youth Justice.