Book Launch

Book Talk | Upsold

01/26 Tuesday | 6pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a book talk for Upsold featuring the author Max Besbris in conversation with Ingrid Gould Ellen and Robert H. Frank. What do you want for yourself in the next five, ten years? Do your plans involve marriage, kids, a new job? These are…

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Discussion

Building Civic Power

01/28 Thursday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Join the Future of Democracy Working Group for a timely conversation with Maurice Mitchell, national director of the Working Families Party and a leader in the Movement for Black Lives, and Columbia Lecturer and New America Fellow Hollie Russon Gilman for this conversation about the future of democratic activism…

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Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Security

02/02 Tuesday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the NYU Center for Responsible AI, and the 370 Jay Project invite you to a discussion on finance in the series “Co-Opting AI.” Narratives, policies, and innovations in AI are often tied up with notions of “security”. While our increasingly AI-mediated social world is…

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Book Launch

Moving Congress into the 21st Century

02/09 Tuesday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Join the Future of Democracy Working Group for a conversation between Beth Simone Noveck and Kevin Kosar, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and editor of the new book, Congress Overwhelmed: The Decline in Congressional Capacity and Prospects for Reform. Congress is the least loved of our…

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Discussion

Local Voices Network

03/02 Tuesday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Deb Roy is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT where he directs the Laboratory for Social Machines and is Executive Director of the MIT Media Lab. He leads research in applied machine learning and human-machine interaction with applications in designing systems for learning and constructive dialog, and…

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We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems

03/31 Wednesday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The huge challenges we face are daunting indeed: climate change, crumbling infrastructure, declining public education and social services. At the same time, we’ve come to accept the sad notion that government can’t do new things or solve tough problems—it’s too big, too slow, and mired in bureaucracy. Not so,…

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