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Face Values: Exploring Artificial Intelligence is an immersive exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt about facial-recognition technology—at a time when that technology is under increasing scrutiny.

The Oslo Freedom Forum takes place at Town Hall this coming Wednesday, October 23, from 2pm. Speakers include Masih Alinejad, the Iranian journalist and activist.

Arundhati Roy talks with Naomi Klein about the environment at The Cooper Union, Tuesday, November 12, 7:30pm, in an evening titled On the Fate of the Earth. Free, but register. The event will also be live-streamed at facebook.com/jacobinmag.

Justin Fornal describes himself as an international explorer and cultural detective, which is what we'd like to be in our next life. He and Emiliano Ruprah will be at the Explorers Club on Monday, October 28, 7pm, for a screening of the first episode of Unexplained and Unexplored, their new new Science Channel series. Free but reserve.

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey discuss their ground-shifting book She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement with Abigail Pogrebin at the JCC, Wednesday, November 13. Tickets are $25.

Evolution & Revolution: Transforming Medicine through Comparative Genomics is the topic at the AMNH, Monday, October 28, $15, with scientists David Reich, David Goldstein, Frank Burbrink, and Mimi Shirasu-Hiza. $15

Jill Lepore talks about her most recent book, These Truths: A History of the United States at 92Y with her New Yorker colleague Jelani Cobb, Tuesday, October 29, 7:30pm, $35.

A Visual Record explores 'the intersection of analog imagery in a digital world' in photography at the NYPL, Friday, November 1, 7pm, $40. Michael Stipe leads the conversation with artist/author Douglas Coupland and artist Jonathan Berger.

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