PubliCalendar: How Technology Impacts Civil Liberties

Today's picks for civic nerds

By Atoosa Moinzadeh July 14, 2015

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For Today

How Technology Impacts Civil Liberties

Center for Democracy and Technology president Nuala O’Connor shares how the ever-changing technological landscape is impacting our civil liberties and daily decision-making.

She’ll be joined by UW Tech Policy Lab’s Ryan Calo, Zillow’s Racquel Russell, and Amazon’s Matt Wood. Stop by Tuesday for tips on how to balance staying plugged in with maintaining security and personal privacy.

How Technology Impacts Civil Liberties, Tues, July 14, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

For Wednesday

Roger Shimomura: Pop Goes the Melting Pot

PubliCalendar regulars might remember Seattle-based artist Roger Shimomura as host of last week's Hirabayashi Place Preview Party. Known for giving superheroes and stereotypes his unique pop-art spin, Shimomura takes Town Hall Wednesday evening to share how his art melds themes like politics, ethnicity, and identity to make for critically-acclaimed yet controversial works.

Roger Shimomura: Pop Goes the Melting Pot, Wed, July 15. 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

Advance Notice for July 22

Bob Santos and Larry Gossett Talk 'The Gang of Four'

Gang of Four members Bob Santos and Larry Gossett (with the late Bernie Whitebear and Roberto Maestas)  made historical strides on local social justice issues like civil rights, development, poverty, fishing rights, and gentrification. The next month brings a series of events celebrating the publication of The Gang of Four: Four Leaders, Four Communities, One Friendshipstarting with Wednesday's speakers panel at Elliott Bay Books. 

Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, and Others Talk 'The Gang of Four', Wed, July 22, 7pm, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Free


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