If you didn't think a robot could ever replace a living, breathing person in the workplace, the development of features like emotional-processing software will probably make you think again. Ford identifies the most at-risk jobs, explains how robot workers could impact the economy on a massive scale, and outlines basic changes to education, health care, and societal infrastructure that could stop the impending robot takeover.
How to Stop Robots from Stealing Jobs, Thu, May 21, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5
Thirteen seconds, 67 bullets, 9 wounded, 4 dead: The Kent State shooting of 1970 has its 45th anniversary this year, and Kent State; The Day War Came Home compiles the archived footage, photos, and testimonies that recount the events that led up to the tragedy. Obviously relevant to modern concerns about the right to protest and the methods police use to control protesters, the film revisits campuswide opposition to the United States’ involvement in Southeast Asia.
Meaningful Movies Presents: 'Kent State: The Day War Came Home', Fri, May 22, 7pm, Meaningful Movies Wallingford, 5019 Keystone Pl N, Donation-based admission
Advance Notice for May 28
Human Error, Redefining Behavioral Economics, Thu, May 28, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5