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  • August 18
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: How Audio Technology Changed the World

Although we live in a visual world, audio still has the power to create intimacy and spark the imagination like no other medium can. Veteran broadcaster Ross Reynolds explores the impact that audio transmission has had on society and storytelling, beginning with the first century of radio up to the modern age of audiobooks, internet […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Wednesday
    August 18, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • August 18
  • |
  • Seattle

ONLINE: The River That Made Seattle

Once teeming with bountiful salmon and fertile plains, Seattle’s Duwamish River drew both Native peoples and settlers to its shores over centuries for trading, transport, and sustenance. Unfortunately, the very utility of the river was its undoing, as decades of dumping led to the river being declared a Superfund cleanup site. Much of Washington’s history […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    August 18, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • August 18
  • |
  • Olympia

ONLINE: After the Blast: Mount St. Helens 40 Years Later

On May 18, 1980, the world watched in awe as Mount St. Helens erupted, killing 57 people and causing hundreds of square miles of destruction. Everyone thought it would take ages for life to return to the mountain, but scientists who visited soon after were stunned to find plants sprouting up through the ash and […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    August 18, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Olympia, United States
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