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Monday, May 4 at First Church, Austin – 7 PM

MONDAY EVENING WITH THE MONITOR

Monday, May 4th at 7:00 PM
at First Church , Austin
1309 Guadalupe, Austin TX 78701

The Christian Science Monitor is coming to First Church, Austin!
Come hear about The Christian Science Monitor’s latest project – Passcode, a field guide to privacy and security in the Digital Age – direct from the editors.   Passcode Editor Mike Farrell and Deputy Editor Sara Sorcher will talk about their project, their experience at SXSW, and answer your questions about the future of privacy and security online.

Assistant Director of Content Strategy David Grant will also be on hand to talk about the future of the Monitor more broadly and how the Monitor is working on engaging with readers outside of Boston and Washington, D.C.

Easter Sunday Services in Austin Area * note * Georgetown special place and time

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The Austin area Christian Science churches invite you to join them for Easter Sunday services on April 5th

Austin (downtown) 11 am – 1309 Guadalupe
(First Church Austin)

Austin (Bee Cave) 9:30 am – 3575 RR 620 South
(Third Church Austin)

Lago Vista 10  am – 19807 Boggy Ford Road
(Society)

Georgetown – Special Easter Sunday time and location
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Sunday, March 15 at 6 pm – Monday, March 16 at 2 and 8:30 pm

In addition to conducting a panel discussion at SXSW this year, The Christian Science Monitor’s new section in digital privacy and security, Passcode, is hosting three events that can be accessed without a SXSW badge:

Sunday, March 15 –

Passcode Conversation on Cybersecurity and Privacy™ Next Frontiers

In partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas, Passcode’s editors interview DARPA’s Kan Kaufman and the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Nuala O’Connor at Uncle Julio’s in downtown Austin from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Limited seating is available and you must make a reservation through this link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/passcode-conversation-on-cybersecurity-and-privacys-next-fron tiers-tickets-16016323254

 

Monday, March 16 –

Steak, Eggs and Cybersecurity: A Passcode Conversation

In partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas, Passcode will host a breakfast featuring three top cybersecurity practitioners plus Daniel Weitzner, the head of MIT’s world-renowned cybersecurity research group at Fogo de Chao in downtown from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Food and clear, smart discussion are free, but seating is limited. You must make a reservation through this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steak-eggs-and-cybersecurity-a-passcode-conversation-tickets- 16019728439

 

Monday, March 16 —

Rebels Without a Clause: Rethinking Terms of Service at SXSW

Passcode Editor Mike Farrell moderates a discussion on the “data dilemma” facing companies and consumers over use of consumer information. Event is 2:00-3:00 p.m. at German Haus, and hosted by OpenExchange, German Haus and Passcode. Seating is limited and you must make a reservation through this link:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/rebels-without-a-clause-rethinking-terms-of-service-sxsw-tickets-15951734066?aff=es2&rank=0

 

– First Church Reading Room – 102 Trinity – in church lobby during SXSW

WELCOME TO
The Reading Room –
A Spiritual Resource Center

102 Trinity 78701 – 512-472-8109
In the Church lobby (1309 Guadalupe 78701)
during SXSW – see below

Monday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm
2nd Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm
Every Wednesday 5 – 7 pm

We will be expanding the Reading Room Corner in the First Church lobby into our Reading Room during SXSW, March 9-20.

The Reading Room will be closed March 6th and 23rd while moving out and back in.  The temporary Reading Room will be located in the church lobby from March 9th – 20th with the same Reading Room hours.
There will be a table of Free Used Books in the lobby.  Please take any you would like.  Donations to the Reading Room are welcomed, but not required, for any of these books.


Check out the many reference books, biographies and books by Mary Baker Eddy.

Come discover the Reading Room!