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Woodstock 50 Years Later: An Eyewitness Account

The 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival prompts many to reminisce about the extraordinary gathering of musical talent and idealism associated with that event. It more than lived up to its promotional billing as “three days of peace and music.” Woodstock featured 32 of the most iconic artists in American music history, establishing a high point of outdoor concert music by assembling more talent in one place in front of more people than any prior or subsequent event. I had driven over from Massachusetts with a good friend from high school to attend the festival, but traffic came to a standstill for hours on the single lane back-country road with 9 or 10 miles remaining to get to the concert site. Being youthful and adventurous, we decided the only shot we had

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Gilder Fellows Summer Seminar

George Gilder
Date
August
08
Aug
7
07
2019
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
The Gilder Fellows Seminar is an intimate study experience with Discovery Institute Fellows in Seattle, Washington, in August 2019. At the Gilder Fellows Seminar, you'll have the chance to interact with scholars George Gilder, Michael Medved, Jay Richards, John West, and others.
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August
08
Aug
8
08
2019

Well, Why Not Socialism?

George Gilder
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August
08
Aug
8
08
2019
Seattle Pacific University, Upper Gwinn Commons
Seattle, WA
Join Michael Medved, George Gilder, and Jay Richards on Thursday, August 8th.

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A National Technology Summit on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Crypto, and Life After Google
Discovery Institute
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October
10
Oct
23
23
2019
The Westin Bellevue
Bellevue, WA
The COSM Conference is a premier national summit on the converging future of technology. Held in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, COSM highlights the interplay between global innovations and the pullulating Seattle scene of some of the world’s leading tech companies confronting the fastest moving opportunities. Focusing on the “systems of the world” competing to shape our economy and society, the mission of the conference is to stimulate debate and deliberation on the cosmic unities animating an array of apparently divergent technology areas. From artificial intelligence and blockchain to 5G and crypto-currency, from autonomous vehicles and cloud computing to the biotech revolution and to internet commerce, it is all converging in Seattle and