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Inside the Newsroom: The Media and Edward Snowden

Monday, November 17, 2014
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University

On Monday, November 17, the Stanford speaker series The Security Conundrum will continue with three-time Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Barton Gellman. 

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North American Forum 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014 to Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington D.C.

The purpose of the North American Forum is to create the political and conceptual basis for increased cooperation among countries and across sectors. North American Forum members are selected based on their commitment to the NAF’s goals and their ability to effect positive change.

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Women and the Great War

Thursday, November 6, 2014 to Saturday, March 21, 2015

The Hoover Institution’s new exhibition, Women and the Great War, will open Thursday, November 6, 2014, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (next to Hoover Tower) on the Stanford University campus, and run through Saturday, March 21, 2015.

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Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis
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Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution and the Brookings Institution cordially invite you to a discussion of the newly released book Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis. 

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Policy Seminar on Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

Monday, November 3, 2014
Stanford

Policy Seminar on Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Guest SpeakerPeter Thiel spoke about the basic principles that underlie innovative products and startup firms, using examples from his own experience starting up firms such as Paypal and Palantir. He  emphasized the importance of creating a firm or product with characteristics of monopoly, and contrasted that idea with the distinction between monopoly and competition taught in economics. He also spoke more broadly about the future of technology and its impact on economic growth in developed countries. He answered questions about his ideas applied to clean-tech and ed-tech firms. 

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Moving Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World

Monday, November 3, 2014
Stanford University

National Security Agency Director and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command Mike Rogers will give a talk entitled "Moving Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World" at Stanford University on Monday, November 3.

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Hardware: The Other Cybersecurity Challenge

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Capitol Visitor Center, HVC-215, Washington, DC

Despite the enormous amount of attention that has been directed to software security in recent years, relatively little attention has been given to hardware security.  More than ever, the devices that are critical to everyday life and to the broader infrastructure are dependent on increasingly sophisticated integrated circuits ("chips"). 

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Inside the NSA

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., Stanford kicked off the new speaker series, The Security Conundrum, with General Michael Hayden’s talk entitled “Inside the NSA.”  Hayden was the first principal deputy director of national intelligence (2005 – 2006) and director of the National Security Agency (1999 – 2005).

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baltic conference

War, Revolution and Freedom: The Baltic Countries in the 20th Century

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 to Friday, October 10, 2014
Stauffer Auditorium, Hoover Institution

"War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century" is an international conference presented by Stanford University and the Hoover Institution featuring a keynote address by Vaira Viķe-Freiberga, President of the Club of Madrid, Former President of Latvia.

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Conference on Inequality in Memory of Gary Becker

Thursday, September 25, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

This conference explores various measures of inequality and pose the question whether or not it is increasing.

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