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- -: Panel Discussion: Teens with Learning Differences

December 7, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Google Tech Talk November 12, 2012 Moderated by Brian Thomas, Associate Head of School and Head of the upper school at Bentley School in Lafayette, CA. ABSTRACT ASD, dyslexia, ADHD... hear from teens who are making their way in spite of learning differences. This unique group of teens is pas...

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- -: Keen On... Insane Simplicity: The Obsession That Drives Appl

May 8, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Andrew Keen Interviews Ken Segall, Author Of Insanely Simple

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- -: TEDxRobertCollege -- Jake Becker -- The Faces We Make

May 12, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Jake Becker is an English teacher at Robert College. He is from Wisconsin, USA. He has lived in Germany and Japan. He derives energy from sudden, honest moments and he holds out hope that some day in his current city of Istanbul, bikes and pedestrians will be as powerful as cars. In this talk, Ja...

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- -: TEDxFargo_SusanMathison_The Role of Beauty in Women

February 24, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Susan Mathison enthusiastically believes that there is beauty in everyone and she strives to help others see the beauty in the world around them. Her work in plastic surgery helps bring out the beauty in her patients. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organ...

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- -: TEDxBROADWAY - Barry Kahn - Dynamic Pricing

February 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Barry Kahn is CEO and founder of Qcue where he drives the vision and overall business strategy for the dynamic pricingcompany. An economist and recognized thought leader in the ticketing industry, Barry provides guidance to professional sports teams, concert promoters and venue managers on how to...

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- -: TEDxOU - Beatrice Williamson - One Person's Generosity & The Power of Education

February 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Beatrice Williamson is a distinguished leader known for her warmth, humor and commitment to learning. She was born in Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya. From the age of nine years old until her second year of college, Beatrice received a scholarship for education from Swedish missionary Ann...

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- -: TEDxOU - Beatrice Williamson - The Power of Education

February 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Beatrice Williamson is a distinguished leader known for her warmth, humor and commitment to learning. She was born in Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya. From the age of nine years old until her second year of college, Beatrice received a scholarship for education from Swedish missionary Ann...

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- -: TEDxHumberCollege - Matt Giffin

February 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Matt Giffin is a young artist quickly gaining recognition as a pianist and electronic musician. As a member of DPT, he and fellow graduates of the Humber Music Program (Toronto, Canada) perform a live remix of the music of Daft Punk which has stunned critics and fans alike. In his acoustic music...

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- -: TEDxGalicia - Roberto Rodriguez - Humanizar las empresas

February 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

About this TEDxTalk Companies need to reinvent themselves and looking into human behaviors and motivations, Roberto proposes that this evolution in companies should be an humanization of their identity and performance. About Roberto Rodriguez Profession: human development. Hobbies: The person,...

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- -: TEDxPhoenix - Colin Tetreault - Executive Hippies for a Change

February 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

- About Colin Tetreault - Colin Tetreault holds a Master of Arts from Arizona State University's School of Sustainability, the first program of its kind in the United States. Colin serves as Principal for S2 Consulting, LLC, an innovation- driven sustainability and management consulting firm. I...

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- -: 2010 Range Rover Supercharged

February 11, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

CrunchGear test drives a 2010 Range Rover Supercharged and demonstrates the infotainment systems and off-road capabilities.

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- -: Review: 2010 Range Rover Supercharged

February 11, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

CrunchGear test drives and demonstrates the technology inside Land Rover's top-tier model.

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- -: TEDxLPBT - Hamideddine Bouali - Comment la photograhie pourrait changer notre vie .. ?

February 2, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Né et résident à Tunis depuis 1961, Hamideddine Bouali est actif dans le domaine de la photographie depuis une trentaine d'années. Il se considère homme de photo, comme on dit homme de théâtre, que photographe. Jusqu'en 2010 il a organisé cinq expositions individuelles et participé à une centaine...

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- -: Coral Reef Surgeon Fish: Evolving to Compete Through Mimicry

February 2, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/01/24/Diversity_and_Evolution_of_Coral_Reef_Fishes Luiz Rocha, Assistant Curator and Follett Chair of Ichthyology at the California Academy of Sciences, highlights the evolutionary advantage of the surgeon fish. The surgeon's genes allow them to mimic angel...

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- -: TEDxAlsace - Frédéric Home - Aide-toi, le ciel t'aidera

January 6, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Frédéric Home est diplômé IEP, DEA Sciences de Gestion et allocataire d'enseignement universitaire. Frédéric intègre la salle des marchés du Cial en 1991. Il crée et développe l'activité sur actions et produits dérivés puis devient responsable du compte propre. En 2005, au moment de la fusion de...

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- -: TEDxRedmond - Christina Dias - Stopping to Smell the Flowers

January 5, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Although posting a short poem at age seven is hardly the life changing experience, the day she started blogging, Christina was drawn to sharing her thoughts, ideas, and perspectives on the world, period. Now thirteen years old, and a freshman at Redmond Junior High, Christina frequently updates h...

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- -: TEDxNicosia Viken Tavitian

December 22, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Viken Tavitian travels daily between Nicosia and Jupiter where he gets his inspirations from that largest planet. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he lives with his passion in physics. Recently he started the Vikexploratorium, a unique science and technology show in C...

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- -: TEDxPittsburgh - Krishna Pendyala - Minding your PIG and APE

December 22, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Powerful innate drives that can sabotage chances for happiness and success Krishna is a nontraditional life coach with unique insights into the human condition gained from lifelong personal study and varied experiences as an entrepreneur, inventor, researcher, and photo-grapher. After coming to t...

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- -: Is the GOP a "cult"? Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg thinks "the Republican party is in trouble"

December 16, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/series/monitor_breakfast The more Mitt Romney moves to shore up his base, the more his national polling figures decline, argued Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg at a breakfast for reporters sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor, because the GOP is a "cult...

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- -: TEDxMcGill - Christian Elliott - A Revolution is a Mouse Click Away

December 13, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Christian Elliott is co-founder and Director of Operations with Developing Pictures Media, a student organization that strives to take full advantage of the power of media to tell the stories of the unseen. His work in Haiti and with Developing Pictures has led him to participate in initiatives i...

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- -: TEDxLosGatos - Kim Silverman - Magic can change how we think about our lives

December 9, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Dr. Kim Silverman, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist at Apple Dr. Kim Silverman is Principal Research Scientist at Apple. His Ph.D. is from Cambridge University, and his post-doctoral research was conducted at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. By night Dr. Silverman studies the ...

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- -: TEDxNHH - Michael King - No-nonsense design

December 8, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Michael King talks about the importance of "No-nonsense design". What is the objective and how can it help build bridges over existing language barriers. He will explain the connection between knights in shining armour and today's brand identities. In his talk, Michael tell us a little of his his...

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- -: Ellen Drives a New York City Cab

September 29, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Would you trust Ellen to navigate the streets of the Big Apple?

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- -: TEDxTeen - Connor Brantley - Our United Voice

April 13, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Connor Brantley is the founder of United Now, a political organization committed to ending partisanship on all levels of government. Connor is a presidential history, government, and political enthusiast. He is involved in our political system on a local, state, and national level. He has worked ...

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- -: TEDxSanJoseCA - Kim Silverman, PhD - Making Magic Meaningful

April 18, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Principal Research Scientist at Apple Dr. Kim Silverman is Principal Research Scientist at Apple. His Ph.D. is from Cambridge University, and his post-doctoral research was conducted at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. By night Dr. Silverman studies the more "esoteric" arts. He is a...

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- -: TEDxGeorgetown - Trei Brundrett - The Hunger for the Agile Media

April 27, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Mr. Trei Brundrett, SB Nation V.P. of Product and Technology | Trei leads the team that develops the SB Nation platform designed from the ground-up to deliver sports content and community for nearly 17 million passionate fans around the world. He has been instrumental in growing the company from ...

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- -: TEDxCapeTown-Anthony Turton-Reinventing Uncivilisation

May 3, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

In the current world view, nature is seen to be chaotic and destructive. Descartes spoke of being the master and owner of Nature. To him, Nature was a problem - something to be "owned" and "tamed". Tony asks us to reinvent uncivilization, not as a mutant of the current barbaric form of what we ca...

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- -: TEDxStGIS - Ioana Holt - Recipe for Your Success

May 10, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Originally presented March 10th, 2011 at St. Gilgen International School. Ioana is inspired by her mother and hopes to be able to give a little back for all the wonders she has given her. She loves to bake, believes in the value of hard work and aspires to be someone worth remembering. Along with...

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- -: TEDxConejo - Jamie Smith/Jordan Palmer/Jonathan Yan/Brian Ho - Student Group 2

May 25, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Jamie Smith is a senior at Thousand Oaks High School and member of her school's Academic Decathlon and Mock Trial teams. She enjoys any opportunity to participate in public speaking events, and will be sharing her thoughts on the influence of technology and social networking on her generation at ...

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- -: TEDxSFED - Esther Cook

May 29, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Esther Cook has been Chef Teacher in the Edible Schoolyard kitchen since its inception in 1997. Over the past fourteen years, she has developed a portfolio of innovative kitchen lessons linked to classroom curriculum and life skills. Ms. Cook brought years of cooking experience to her position as...

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- -: TEDxSydney - Rives - Talking to the Hand

June 14, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

TED regular Rives brings a whole new meaning to the phrase 'beat poet' (and also the phrase 'right hand man') in this poetic, musical story from TEDxSydney 2011. A storyteller and poet, Rives is the star of the new special "Ironic Iconic America." A regular on HBO's Def Poetry Jam, he's the co-h...

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- -: TEDxConcordiaUPortland - Dick & Jeanne Roy - "The Practice of Hope"

June 17, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Dick Roy, Managing Director A 1970 graduate of Harvard Law School, Dick left his practice of corporate law with Stoel Rives to join his wife Jeanne as a full-time volunteer for the earth in 1993. Together, they have launched the Center for Earth Leadership, the Northwest Earth Institute, and the...

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- -: TEDxSF - City of Eyes and Feet (Video)

June 20, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

A City of Eyes and Feet (2011) No matter what happens in our lives, whatever life stage we are in, the busyness of the city trudges on. People bustling, cars passing, the common scenarios that happen when thousands of people converge in one place continually happen. This video explores this con...

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- -: TEDxGunnHighSchool-Hilda Huang-On Bach, Music and Passions.mov

June 29, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Pianist and Bach enthusiast Hilda Huang strives to encourage more people to experience the work and music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Her work garnered the third prize at the 2010 International J.S. Bach Piano Competition in Germany, and has also been included on From the Top, a public radio show f...

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- -: TEDxBaltimore 2011 SHODEKEH The Future We Make

July 4, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Speaker: Shodekeh Shodekeh is a professional beatboxer and vocal percussionist in a number of artistic fields for dance, music and the visual arts. Using his voice as his primary instrument, he vocalizes everything from drum sets, turntables, ocean waves, to sleigh bells. He is the founding direc...

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- -: TEDxBaltimore 2011 DEACON The Future We Make

July 4, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Speaker: Dan Deacon Absurdist composer and electronic musician, Dan Deacon, is based in Baltimore, Maryland. Musically influenced by Devo, Talking Heads, Scratch Orchestra, People Like Us, Raymond Scott and Conlon Nancarrow, Danʼs music strives to take contemporary experimental composition and el...

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- -: TEDxYaleWorldFellows - Maria Corina Machado - Democracy: Use It or Lose It

July 21, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Yale World Fellow Maria Corina Machado was elected to the National Assembly of Venezuela on September 27, 2010. A co-founder of SUMATE, Venezuela's leading watchdog for electoral transparency, Machado dedicates herself to defending democratic institutions and civil liberties in Venezuela. Using t...

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- -: TEDxDoiSuthep - Jon Jandai - Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard?

August 3, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Jon is a farmer from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside Chiang Mai, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. Pun Pun doubles as a center for sustainable living and seed production, aiming to bring indigenous and rare seeds back into use. It ...

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- -: TEDxSoCal - Anja Garcia - No Excuses. Make it Happen.

August 15, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Anja is a certified group exercise Instructor through AFAA since 2005, a former division 1 gymnast, and a registered nurse in the pediatric ICU at UCLA. While saving lives is a love of hers, her true passion is teaching others how to take care of themselves to live their healthiest, happiest life...

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- -: TEDxFlanders - Dos Winkel - Photographer and Environmentalist

September 27, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Dutchman Dos Winkel originally studied physiotherapy but it was his innate love for nature and the sea that ultimately defined his course in life. At the age of 10 he new the Latin and Dutch names of many local plants and shells. He started underwater photography in 1983 and since then has been o...

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- -: TEDxFoCo - Danni Grant - Radical Collaboration

September 29, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized even...

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- -: Tedxlaf - Troy Reynard - Changing the World, One Cup at a Time

October 4, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Troy Reynard is the owner of the Cosmic Cup Coffee Company in Easton. PA. His passion for great coffee is infectious. His vision of coffee is not only as a beverage, but as a culinary art, a facilitator of community, and a vehicle for global social change. A former barista competitor and Lafay...

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- -: TEDxMidAtlantic 2011 - Jon Lowenstein - Photographing Chicago's South Side

December 2, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Jon Lowenstein has been a professional photographer for more than ten years. He specializes in long-term, in-depth projects that confront the realms of power, poverty, and violence. As a documentary photographer, he strives for unsparing clarity, and believes images make a critical contribution b...

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- -: Ben Nelson - TEDxSF - Taking on the Ivy League

December 5, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Ben Nelson spent over 10 years at Snapfish, as CEO for more than 5 of those years, seeing the company through from an idea to the world's largest personal publishing service. With over 42 million transactions across 22 countries, nearly 5 times its closest competitor, Snapfish today is among the...

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- -: Rives: A mockingbird remix of TED2006

May 17, 2007 (about 10 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Rives recaps the most memorable moments of TED2006 in the free-spirited rhyming verse of a fantastical mockingbird lullaby. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited t...

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- -: Rives: Is 4 a.m. the new midnight?

July 19, 2007 (about 10 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Poet Rives does 8 minutes of lyrical origami, folding history into a series of coincidences surrounding that most surreal of hours, 4 o'clock in the morning. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading...

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- -: Rives: A 3-minute story of mixed emoticons

October 28, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Rives -- star of the Bravo special "Ironic Iconic America" -- tells a typographical fairy tale that's short and bittersweet.

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- -: A taste of TED@PalmSprings

December 10, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com What's TED@PalmSprings all about? Discover the lively, loungey, interactive vibe of the 2009 TED simulcast conference in Palm Springs, in this two-minute preview video. For more details and to register, go to http://www.ted.com/pages/view/id/196 Hosts Rives and Kelly present t...

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- -: Nalini Nadkarni explores canopy worlds

March 4, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com A unique ecosystem of plants, birds and monkeys thrives in the treetops of the rainforest. Nalini Nadkarni explores these canopy worlds -- and shares her findings with the world below, through dance, art and bold partnerships. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talk...

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- -: Thulasiraj Ravilla: How low-cost eye care can be world-class

December 10, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com India's revolutionary Aravind Eye Care System has given sight to millions. Thulasiraj Ravilla looks at the ingenious approach that drives its treatment costs down and quality up, and why its methods should trigger a re-think of all human services. TEDTalks is a daily video pod...

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- -: Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate

June 8, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Democracy thrives on civil debate, Michael Sandel says -- but we're shamefully out of practice. He leads a fun refresher, with TEDsters sparring over a recent Supreme Court case (PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin) whose outcome reveals the critical ingredient in justice. TEDTalks is a...

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- -: Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks

July 19, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and video. Founder Julian Assange, who's reportedly being sought for questioning by US authorities, talks to TED's Chris Anderson about how the site operates, what it has accomplished -- and what...

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- -: TEDxFruitvale - Arturo Rodriguez - Why We Need Unions More Than Ever

October 20, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

The laws on the books are often not the laws that exist in the fields for farmworkers. Sixteen California farmworkers have died of heat stress since 2005, when a law requiring shade was passed. Farmworkers need to band together to look out for their own interests. About Arturo S. Rodriguez, pr...

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- -: TEDxDirigo - Olas - A Performance of Original Music and Dance

October 22, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Olas is a band of musicians and dancers heavily influenced by Andalusian Flamenco and Arabic folk music, translated through a blend of American folk, rock, Arabic, and Afro-Cuban sounds. Olas is an original, all-acoustic mash-up of raw and passionate music and dance. Highlights include songs sung...

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- -: TEDxEast - T.M. Rives - The Nature Hole

November 27, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Author T.M. Rives reveals some of the many the unknown wonders of Central Park. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark...

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- -: TEDxEast - Rives - New York Sculpture Tour

November 28, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Rives brings us on a tour of New York City sculpture. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and conne...

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- -: Authors@Google: Antonia Juhasz

January 13, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Antonia Juhasz visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her book "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry--and What We Must Do to Stop It." This event took place on December 1, 2008, as part of the Authors@Google series. Antonia Juhasz gives us the hardest-hitting...

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- -: Health@Google: National Employee Health and Fitness Day

August 4, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Speaker Bio: Carly Meiser: "Carly is a graduate from Western Washington University with a degree in Community Health and is currently certified as a Health Education Specialist. She spent her last summer developing and teaching basic health education to kids and teens in rural areas of Guatemala...

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- -: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Arrives at Ellen!

October 18, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

He's the star of one of Ellen's favorite shows, and today Jesse Tyler Ferguson finally made it here. He shared some adorable and hilarious photos from his youth, before giving Ellen a demonstration...

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- -: Little Bryston Drives Around the Studio!

October 26, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

After appearing on the show, Ellen had a special gift for little Bryston. He loved it so much, he took it for a spin backstage!

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- -: Kym Douglas Drives Ellen to Drink

August 10, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Everyone's favorite household beauty specialist is back with some very interesting theories about what makes women more beautiful. She even brought some props to help demonstrate, but Ellen seemed more interested in the bottle of tequila than the coffee grinds.

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- -: The Lunar Database: Supporting Lunar Landing Site...

October 9, 2007 (almost 10 years ago)

Google TechTalks April 27, 2006 Dr. Jennifer Heldmann Dr. Jennifer Heldmann is currently a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center in the Space Science Division and at the SETI Institute in the Center for the Study of Life in the Universe. ABSTRACT NASA has announced plans to return t...

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- -: Artificial intelligence and digital media

February 23, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Google Tech Talks February, 22 2008 ABSTRACT By using parameterization methods which model the knowledge space of a social or cognitive process, it is possible to use artificial intelligence techniques such as Neural Networks and Genetic Programming to create new types of visualization, creatio...

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- -: Seattle Conference on Scalability 2008: Chapel

June 20, 2008 (about 9 years ago)

Google Tech Talks June 14, 2008 ABSTRACT Chapel: Productive Parallel Programming at Scale Chapel is a new programming language being developed by Cray Inc. as part of the DARPA-led High Productivity Computing Systems Program (HPCS). Chapel strives to increase parallel programmability for super...

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- -: gPXE: Modern FOSS Network Booting

August 14, 2008 (almost 9 years ago)

Google Tech Talks August 11, 2008 ABSTRACT The advent of high-speed wide-area networks, coupled with emerging open standards for attached storage, has enabled relocation of traditional workstation drives to remote datacenter servers and facilitated virtualization of the boot process. It is now ...

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- -: Meaningful Innovation: Whether to Design or Evolve?

October 18, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Google Tech Talk September 29, 2010 Presented by Steve Jurvetson. ABSTRACT Many of the interesting challenges in computer science, nanotechnology, and synthetic biology entail the construction of complex systems. As these systems transcend human comprehension, will we continue to design them o...

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- -: How Edmunds Decreased Page Load Time by 80% in 3 Simple Steps

January 14, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Google Tech Talk January 13, 2011 Presented by Ismail Elshareef. ABSTRACT Back in the day, the onLoad event on our edmunds.com and insidelien.com pages used to take 9 seconds to fire! Yeah, we thought it was awful too. That's why in late 2008, we set out to do something about. In this talk, I ...

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- -: Bay Area Vision Meeting: Position-Dependent Face Processing: Insights from the Human Brain

April 14, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Bay Area Vision Meeting (more info below) Position-Dependent Face Processing: insights from the Human Brain Presented by Kalanit Grill-Spector March 7, 2011 ABSTRACT Prevailing models of face recognition in the human brain suggest a hierarchical processing stream beginning in primary visual cor...

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- -: HTML5 Multiplayer Game Development

July 26, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Google Tech Talk (more info below) July 15, 2011 Presented by Rob Hawkes. ABSTRACT In this talk Rob will take you on a journey through the development of Rawkets, his HTML5 and JavaScript multiplayer space shooter. He will place particular focus on the issues that plagued the early progress, a...

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- -: Interview with Filip Tack, CEO Nomadesk

December 18, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

An interview with Filip Tack, CEO of Nomadesk, about a new feature called FolderLink, that lets you share folders from virtual drives to anyone with an Internet connection.

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- -: Erick Test Drives An Interactive "Experience Station"

November 21, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Inwindow Outdoor's Latest Technology

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- -: President Jimmy Carter - Inaugural Address

March 26, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

View the full speech here: http://millercenter.org/scripps/archive/speeches/detail/3286 President Carter notes that the nation must be strong at home in order to be strong abroad, and he emphasizes assisting freedom and human rights causes all over the world. Carter strives to rebuild Americans'...

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- -: Ben Dubin-Thaler: Science by Bus

November 30, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Ben Dubin-Thaler, a biologist and founder of Cell Motion Laboratories Inc., drives the BioBus, a remodeled yellow school bus outfitted with a high-tech science lab that serves as a mobile laboratory to get kids interested in science.

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- -: Yasser Ansari: Citizen Science

December 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Yasser Ansari's Project Noah (Networked Organisms and Habitats), strives to be what he calls "a field guide for every organism." Inspired by Darwin's Field Guide, bio-instruments, and a little bit of steampunk, the platform encourages citizen scientists to step into the world, eyes open, and begi...

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- -: Sex and the City - Michael Patrick King On Pushing Limits: Paley Center

November 26, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Executive producer Michael Patrick King discusses how the show thrives because of its deep emotional content and its persistence to push the limits of what can be seen and heard on television.

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- -: Question 4: What inspires you?

January 3, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Have you ever wondered how a poet writes a poem? Or where an economist gets her ideas? Or why a politician gets up every morning? What is that spark of creativity? Where does it come from? How does it get processed into poem, or study, or bill? What is the balance between inspiration and rigor? I...

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- -: How Julian Schnabel Overcomes Creative Ruts

May 20, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

The filmmaker says that transcendent moments of clarity and inspiration are what drives his art. Here, he describes a particularly inspiring moment from the filming of his second film "Before Night Falls."

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- -: Parents Should Be Allowed to Choose the Sexual Orientation of Their Children

June 10, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Appel thinks it's most important that children be born into families that want them. "My concern is for the potential gay child born into the bigoted family who mistreats that child, who disowns that child, who drives that child to suicide."

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- -: TEDxSechelt - Giorgio Magnanensi - Sound Thinking

November 1, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Described by acclaimed composer Franco Donatoni as "a composer, musician and conductor of great talent and one of the most interesting personalities of the Italian generation," Giorgio Magnanensi has gained an international reputation winning numerous composition awards, and serving as conductor ...

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- -: TEDxLaJolla - Craig Collins - The Universal Reading Method

November 5, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Craig Collins discusses the national problem of illiteracy and the creation of his "Yes, You Can Read NOW" program, which strives to create a Universal Reading Method on a highly interactive, on-line web site and make it available at a reasonable price to all individuals who desire to improve the...

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- -: TEDxHogeschoolUtrecht - Richard House - How the stories we hear drives our opinions and our views

November 22, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Richard is a director of Story fountain Ltd. They deliver streamlined support to help business leaders create, tell and deliver their company stories using multiple channels. From the first idea to final applause. He worked for 23 years as an international journalist, writing for top titles on b...

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- -: TEDxCrestmoorPark - Kristen Moeller - Fierce Disruption Of The Ordinary

November 22, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Kristen Moeller thrives while "Disrupting her Ordinary" and inspiring others to do the same. Her first "Disruption" was choosing recovery after struggling for years with addictions and consequently discovering her passion for personal development in 1989. Kristen then earned a Masters degree in M...

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- -: TEDxSechelt - Giorgio Magnanensi - Video Triggering Sound Demo

November 23, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Described by acclaimed composer Franco Donatoni as "a composer, musician and conductor of great talent and one of the most interesting personalities of the Italian generation," Giorgio Magnanensi has gained an international reputation winning numerous composition awards, and serving as conductor ...

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- -: TEDxDelft - Theo Jansen - A new breed of beach animals

November 26, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Theo Jansen is a Dutch artist and kinetic sculptor. He builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals that are able to walk using the wind on the beaches of the Netherlands. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering; in a car company television commercial Jansen says: "The wa...

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- -: Jimmy Wales - Two Views of the "Wiki" Concept

December 18, 2006 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=459 Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales contrasts two predominant views surrounding the "wiki" concept: the "Emergent Phenomena" model and the user "Community" point-of-view. ----- Vision: Wikipedia and the Future of Free Culture Vision is one...

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- -: Jimmy Wales - Keeping Wikipedia Politically Neutral

December 19, 2006 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=459 Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales discusses how a site with an open editorial policy is able to maintain political neutrality in its articles. ----- Vision: Wikipedia and the Future of Free Culture Vision is one of the most powerful form...

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- -: Connecting with Iraqi Students through American Pop Culture

October 11, 2007 (almost 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2007/09/18/Classroom_Tales_from_the_Other_Iraq Author Ian Klaus talks about using American pop culture to connect with Kurdish students in an excerpt from his book, "Elvis is Titanic: Classroom Tales from the Other Iraq." ----- Ian Klaus delivers "Elvis is Tit...

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- -: Nassim Nicholas Taleb - What is a "Black Swan?"

March 24, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/02/04/Future_Has_Always_Been_Crazier_Than_We_Thought Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses the central theme of his bestselling book, "The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable." ----- The Future Has Always Been Crazier Than We Thought with Nas...

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- -: Atheists and the Stock Market - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

March 24, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/02/04/Future_Has_Always_Been_Crazier_Than_We_Thought Bestselling author Nassim Nicholas Taleb gives his take on beliefs, religion, and stock market analysts. ----- The Future Has Always Been Crazier Than We Thought with Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Author Nass...

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- -: Why Autocracy Thrives In Russia - Steven Fish

April 17, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/07/Putin-to-X_Succession_Part_I UC Berkeley Professor of Political Science M. Steven Fish discusses why autocracy thrives in Russia and why it continues to be popular among the general public. ----- The Putin-to-X Succession - Part I with panelists Pav...

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- -: Separating Church and State Benefits Both

October 16, 2008 (almost 9 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/08/04/A_Clear_Relationship_Between_Religion_and_Politics Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, president of The Interfaith Alliance, argues for greater understanding of the separation between religion and American government. ----- Rev. Dr. Welton Gaddy is the leader of t...

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- -: How the Internet Enables Direct Democracy - Craig Newmark

March 10, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/02/25/Craig_Newmark_at_Georgetown_University Craigslist founder Craig Newmark explains that websites like Craigslist and Wikipedia are ruled by "consent of the governed." He believes democracy is more efficient via the web, which "scales up person-to-person...

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- -: Discovering a 'Singing' Tree - Bernie Krause

October 2, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/09/22/Dr_Bernie_Krause_The_Great_Animal_Orchestra Dr. Bernie Krause, creator of Wild Sanctuary, explains how he recorded audio signals emitting from the trunk of a cottonwood tree while trying to record bat emissions. He decided the song derives from cells ...

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- -: Champagne Lifestyles: The Changing Notion of Greed

February 23, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/01/The_Good_Society_Virtues_for_a_Post-Recession_World Journalist Brendan O'Neill criticizes the historical tendency to interpret social crises through the "prism of excess and opulence" and expresses concern that all consumers, not just the elite, have ...

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- -: The Golden Circle: Why Does Apple Command Loyalty?

October 4, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/conference/biztechday_ny_2010 How do great leaders and organizations - from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Apple Computer - command loyalty? Marketing consultant Simon Sinek introduces his concept of "The Golden Circle," which identifies what makes the most ...

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- -: What Does the Future Hold for Humanity?

November 16, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/10/16/Long_Conversation_with_Peter_Schwartz_and_Danese_Cooper Futurist Peter Schwartz talks with Wikipedia CTO Danese Cooper about whether or not there's hope for humanity's future. Cooper relates the story of a technologist who drives a Hummer because he v...

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- -: Teaching Empathy: One Woman's Solution to Bullying

March 30, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/2010/10/26/Social_Entrepreneur_Series_Bill_Drayton Bill Drayton, founder of Ashoka, explains the importance of empathy in a rapidly changing world. He discusses the work of an Ashoka fellow named Mary Gordon, who implemented a program in elementary schoo...

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- -: What Drives Human Evolution and Innovation?

April 13, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/03/22/Matt_Ridley_Deep_Optimism Matt Ridley, journalist and author of The Rational Optimist, examines the driving force behind human evolution and technological innovation, especially over the past 100,000 years. Ridley argues the answer lies in the develop...

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- -: Can the Earth Feed a Population of 9 Billion People?

April 16, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/03/22/Matt_Ridley_Deep_Optimism Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, looks at past rates of food production to explain why it should eventually be possible to produce enough food to feed a global population of 9 billion people. ----- Via trade an...

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- -: President Obama Arrives in Puerto Rico

June 15, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

The President speaks about his Administration's commitment to the people of Puerto Rico as he arrives in San Juan. June 14, 2011.

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