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November 2019

Art in Motion: Gallery Walk & Augmented Reality Demo

November 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Couldn’t make it to the art opening for Art & Text last month? Walk through our Gallery and use augmented reality (AR) technology to hear artists, Jane Davila and Karen Kalkstein, virtually discuss their creative process! Learn how to download and use the app, HP Reveal, in this interactive 30-minute workshop. It’s as easy as pointing your device’s camera at one of the works, and when the app recognizes an AR layered artwork, a video of Jane or Karen will…

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Art in Motion: Gallery Walk & Augmented Reality Demo

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Couldn’t make it to the art opening for Art & Text last month? Walk through our Gallery and use augmented reality (AR) technology to hear artists, Jane Davila and Karen Kalkstein, virtually discuss their creative process! Learn how to download and use the app, HP Reveal, in this interactive 30-minute workshop. It’s as easy as pointing your device’s camera at one of the works, and when the app recognizes an AR layered artwork, a video of Jane or Karen will…

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Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Impact and the Applications of AI

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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What exactly is artificial intelligence (AI)? How does AI work in business and non-business settings? How can we make ethical decisions when designing and implementing AI systems? Join us at the Library for a compelling lecture by John Preli, who will cover these questions and dive deeper into a discussion of AI’s current and future impact on modern society. PLEASE REGISTER JOHN PRELI is currently the Director, Enterprise Risk Management – Watson Media and Weather - IBM Watson and Cognitive…

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Art in Motion: Gallery Walk & Augmented Reality Demo

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Couldn’t make it to the art opening for Art & Text last month? Walk through our Gallery and use augmented reality (AR) technology to hear artists, Jane Davila and Karen Kalkstein, virtually discuss their creative process! Learn how to download and use the app, HP Reveal, in this interactive 30-minute workshop. It’s as easy as pointing your device’s camera at one of the works, and when the app recognizes an AR layered artwork, a video of Jane or Karen will…

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Emerging Tech Meetup: After the AI Event

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library to ‘talk tech’ at this new meetup. Semi-monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. This month’s discussion topic: 'Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Impact and the Applications of AI' Program that took place at the Library on November 21. Let's recap John Preli's…

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December 2019

Virtual Reality Spotlight: Notes on Blindness

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of December 3 being International Day of Persons with Disabilities, experience ‘Notes on Blindness’ on our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus calls Notes on Blindness “an emotional journey into a world beyond sight.” Carefully crafted with plentiful sound and minimal visuals, you will be captivated by John Hull’s audio recordings where he shares what it felt like to lose his vision. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Notes on Blindness

December 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of December 3 being International Day of Persons with Disabilities, experience ‘Notes on Blindness’ on our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus calls Notes on Blindness “an emotional journey into a world beyond sight.” Carefully crafted with plentiful sound and minimal visuals, you will be captivated by John Hull’s audio recordings where he shares what it felt like to lose his vision. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Notes on Blindness

December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of December 3 being International Day of Persons with Disabilities, experience ‘Notes on Blindness’ on our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus calls Notes on Blindness “an emotional journey into a world beyond sight.” Carefully crafted with plentiful sound and minimal visuals, you will be captivated by John Hull’s audio recordings where he shares what it felt like to lose his vision. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Notes on Blindness

December 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In recognition of December 3 being International Day of Persons with Disabilities, experience ‘Notes on Blindness’ on our Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus calls Notes on Blindness “an emotional journey into a world beyond sight.” Carefully crafted with plentiful sound and minimal visuals, you will be captivated by John Hull’s audio recordings where he shares what it felt like to lose his vision. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you…

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January 2020

Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

January 7, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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Data Detox: New Year, New Smartphone Settings

January 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy New Year! Technology moves quickly...can you keep up? Ease your anxieties and attend a 'Data Detox' at the Library. Digital Services Librarian, Kayla Del Biondo, will help you to get rid of apps you don't use and minimize the influx of notifications your phone floods you with every day. We will spend a majority of time discussing privacy and your smartphone, which includes location services and microphone access, web browser options, and screen locks. This workshop is inspired by…

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Data Detox: New Year, New Smartphone Settings

January 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy New Year! Technology moves quickly...can you keep up? Ease your anxieties and attend a 'Data Detox' at the Library. Digital Services Librarian, Kayla Del Biondo, will help you to get rid of apps you don't use and minimize the influx of notifications your phone floods you with every day. We will spend a majority of time discussing privacy and your smartphone, which includes location services and microphone access, web browser options, and screen locks. This workshop is inspired by…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

January 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

January 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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February 2020

Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

February 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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Emerging Tech Meetup: Screen Time & Personal Well-being

February 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Just last year Apple launched Screen Time and Android made available Google's Digital Wellbeing tools. These apps give smartphone users a breakdown of how often they use their phones, which is further divided by app and amount of minutes or hours spent using each. During this meetup we will listen to The Thrive Global Podcast's, "Apple's Greg Joswiak Explains Benefit of New Screen Time Feature," as a group at the Library and discuss how Screen Time can help and hinder consumers…

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

February 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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Virtual Reality Spotlight: Alpine Ski VR

February 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Stay warm and hit the slopes from inside the Library! Play Alpine Ski VR and choose from three different game types—Slalom, where you’ll race against yourself, Freestyle, where you’ll take on extreme cliffs, and Heliski, where you’ll ditch the marked trails and tackle back-country skiing. This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and certify you to book time using the VR station. For ages 13 – adult. REGISTER

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