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September 2018

From Drones to Flying Cars: New Frontiers in Human-Technology Interaction

September 13, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Professor Missy Cummings, former U.S. Navy fighter pilot and the Director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University, will discuss how artificial intelligence is changing transportation systems, including drones, driverless cars, and flying cars.

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If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library's Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

September 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored and hosted by the Linda Hall Library.

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Space and Place: Thermal Springs, Public Baths, and Ottoman Sofia’s Culture of Water

September 27, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture with Dr. Stefan Peychev.

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October 2018

Escape from Gravity

October 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Erik Lindbergh is a pilot, adventurer, artist, and entrepreneur. In 2017, after nearly a decade working in the electric aircraft industry, Erik and his partners started a new company called VerdeGo Aero to build electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) personal air taxis, which will transform the way people move around the planet.

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Second Saturday Conversation: ShotTracker – Automatic, Real-Time Basketball Stats and Analytics

October 13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
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ShotTracker is a sensor-based system that automatically captures statistical and performance analytics for an entire basketball team in real-time. An Overland Park-based tech venture, ShotTracker is changing the way that coaches, players, fans and broadcast partners experience the game - both on and off the court.

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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.