To Do Wednesday: Protect Your Damn Privacy

Bundeswehr Holds Media DayEver wonder if there’s a miniature helicopter hovering outside your window taking pictures as you undress? Drones are the future; come hear why as Steve Coll, New Yorker reporter and the dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Manan Ahmed, an assistant professor of History at Columbia; and Philip G. Alston, the John Norton Pomeroy professor of law at New York University, discuss the Obama administration’s use of unmanned aircraft.

Heyman Center for the Humanities, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, 212-854-8443, 6:15 p.m., free