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    Panel Discussion on the Mind

    Stanislas Dehaene, author of Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts, and Daniel Dennett, author of Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking, talked…

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    Panel Discussion on the Digital World

    Vikram Chandra, author of Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty, Howard Gardner, author of The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and…

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    Panel Discussion on Mayors

    Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities, and mayors Martin Walsh, Dan Rivera, and Lisa Wong talked about the role of mayors in fostering…

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    Panel Discussion on Technology

    Andrew McAfee, co-author of The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, Nicholas Carr, author of The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, and David…

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    Future of Reading

    Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing…

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    Book Discussion on Triumph of the City

    Panelists spoke about urban planning, city government, and the development of Boston. The panel included Edward Glaeser, author of The Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention…

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    What's Next for Women?

    Panelists spoke about the future of women in the workforce and society. Panelists included Anita Hill, Reimaging Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home, Hanna Rosin, The…

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