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Today's events (Oct. 4)

 

■ Talk: 'Imagining the Smart Home'

Today (Oct. 4) at noon, Northwestern University professor Lynn Spigel gives a talk on envisioning the futuristic "smart homes" of digital culture and media technologies. The talk, part of Stanford's Seminar on Science, Technology and Society, is in the 2nd Floor East Conference Room (E207) at Stanford University. Spigel is the author of books including "Make Room for TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America." For more information, call 650-725-0123 or go to events.stanford.edu.

■ Authors: Teen-romance writers

Kepler's Books hosts an author evening tonight (Oct. 4) at 7 p.m., featuring teen-romance writers Lisa Desrochers ("Personal Demons"), Sophie Jordan ("Firelight") and Kiersten White ("Paranormalcy"). The event is at 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Call 650-324-4321 or go to keplers.com.

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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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