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    James Bond and the CIA

    Christopher Moran explored the similarities between Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels and the real world of the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA had long taken an interest in…

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    Book Discussion on America Between the Wars

    Benjamin Wittes “The Law and the Long War”

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    Digital Future Conclusion

    Organizers reflected on the eight part series sponsored by the Library of Congress on the future of technology and the potential impact of the digital age.

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    Digital Future: New Internet Concept

    Neil Gershenfeld, director of the Center for Bits and Atoms at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of When Things Start to Think, published by Owl Books, talked about his…

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    Book Discussion on The Turbulent Decade: Refugee Crises of the 1990s

    Mrs. Ogata talked about her book The Turbulent Decade: Confronting the Refugee Crises of the 1990s, published by W. W. Norton and Company. In the book she recounted her…

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    Digital Future: Distribution of Knowledge

    Professor Ayers talked about the creation and distribution of knowledge in today’s digital environment. Edward L. Ayers, dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and…

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    Digital Future: Copyright Issues

    Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, and author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, published by Basic…

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    Digital Future: The Experience of Reading

    Professor David M. Levy talked about the shift in the experience of reading from the fixed page to movable computer screens and the impact of the shift on language. Mr. Levy was…

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    Digital Future: Meaning of Digital

    Mr. Smith combines degrees in computer science and philosophy and is an expert on the interdisciplinary convergence brought about by digitization. His lecture, titled “And…

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    Digital Future: Quantum Computing

    Juan Pablo Paz, a quantum physicist from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who was currently working at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, talked about the future of computers and how quantum…

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    Book Discussion on Richard Nixon and the Quest for a New Majority

    Robert Mason, Library of Congress Kluge Fellow and lecturer in history at the University of Edinburgh, talked about his book Richard Nixon and the Quest for a New Majority, published by the…

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    Digital Future: Archiving

    Brewster Kahle, digital librarian, director and co-founder of the Internet Archive, talked about capturing material on the Internet and the challenges of selecting pertinent…

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    Digital Future: Web Logs and Knowledge

    David Weinberger, who served as a senior Internet adviser to the 2004 Howard Dean presidential campaign, talked about the gathering and dissemination of information through Internet web…

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