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- -: TEDxBayArea Global Women Entrepreneurs-Elsa Kim-Learning Language Through Motion

December 12, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Title of Talk: Learning Language Through Motion Elsa Kim is speaking in behalf of Words With Bears- the winning team at the 2011 Women2.0 Bay Area Startup Weekend. Elsa is a co-founder of Words With Bears, a language learning software platform that uses the groundbreaking Kinect to teach langua...

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- -: Stewart Brand: Why squatter cities are a good thing

April 15, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Rural villages worldwide are being deserted, as billions of people flock to cities, to live in teeming squatter camps and slums. And Stewart Brand says this is a good thing. Why? It'll take you 3 minutes to find out. Music: Brian Eno, "Just Another Day on Earth," from his 2005...

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- -: Stewart Brand: Building a home for the Clock of the Long Now

November 18, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Stewart Brand works on the Clock of the Long Now, a timepiece that counts down the next 10,000 years. It's a beautiful project that asks us to think about the far, far future. Here, he discusses a tricky side problem with the Clock: Where can we put it?

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- -: Stewart Brand proclaims 4 environmental 'heresies'

July 13, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com The man who helped usher in the environmental movement in the 1960s and '70s has been rethinking his positions on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification and geo-engineering. This talk at the US State Department is a foretaste of his major new book, sure to provoke widespre...

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- -: Green@Google: Stewart Brand

March 18, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Stewart Brand, an icon of the environmental movement, outlines a provocative approach for reclaiming our planet. In his latest book, Brand proposes solutions for three profound transformations which are underway right now: climate change, urbanization and biotechnology. In 1966 he campaigned...

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- -: The New Media - Chris Anderson with Will Hearst

December 1, 2006 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=453 "Wired" editor and "The Long Tail" author Chris Anderson talks with publisher Will Hearst about how user-created content is changing the landscape of mass media. ----- The Long Time Tail You know something is up when an audience memb...

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- -: Identifying "The Long Tail" - Chris Anderson

December 5, 2006 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=453 "Wired" editor and author Chris Anderson explains his theory of "The Long Tail," using the music and film industries as examples. ----- You know something is up when an audience member is taking cell phone photos of the presenter's sl...

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- -: The Threat of Abrupt Climate Change - Peter Schwartz

December 13, 2006 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=477 Futurist author and Global Business Network co-founder Peter Schwartz discusses global warming, arguing that the most likely scenario is also the most dangerous - an abrupt climate change over a period of a few decades. ----- The Long...

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- -: John Baez - Ecological Damage from Global Warming

February 1, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=584 Celebrated mathematical physicist John Baez looks at global warming from an historical perspective, and details the widespread ecological damage that may result from rapid climate change. ----- John Baez - "Zooming Out in Time" The g...

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- -: Neal Stephenson Reads "Anathem"

November 14, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/09/09/Sci-Fi_Novelist_Neal_Stephenson_Anathem_Launch_Event Acclaimed science-fiction author Neal Stephenson reads the introductory chapter from his book, "Anathem." ----- What if we lived in a world where the long-term was taken seriously? At an event ho...

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- -: Public Lands in the US - Huey Johnson

December 30, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/03/Huey_Johnson_Green_Planning_at_Nation_Scale Environmentalist and Resource Renewal Institute founder Huey Johnson charges U.S. politicians with exploiting the use of public lands, especially in western states. ----- Huey Johnson addresses the Long No...

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- -: Too Much Controversy over Genetically Modified Foods? - Stewart Brand

October 22, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/09/Stewart_Brand_Rethinking_Green Genetically engineered foods are "only unnatural if you don't know the biology," says author and futurist Stewart Brand. "There is no good reason for genetically engineered food crops to be controversial." ----- Enviro...

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- -: Recycling Russian Nukes into US Electricity - Stewart Brand

October 27, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/09/Stewart_Brand_Rethinking_Green Environmentalist pioneer Stewart Brand addresses worries about nuclear energy concerning proliferation of material and waste disposal. He describes a recycling program that converts old nuclear warheads into energy and a...

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- -: Can We Adapt Our Way Through Climate Change? - Sander van der Leeuw

December 22, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/18/Sander_van_der_Leeuw_The_Archaeology_of_Innovation Archaeologist Sander van der Leeuw explores the theory that humans will adapt when faced with an changing climate. "I don't think it's [climate change] bad for humanity, I think it's bad for our socie...

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- -: Is Constant Innovation Dangerous? See Ancient Rome

December 31, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/18/Sander_van_der_Leeuw_The_Archaeology_of_Innovation Archaeologist Sander van der Leeuw discusses the dangers of constant innovation. "Every innovation creates a cascade of new challenges," he says, which shifts a society's focus to short-term thinking....

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- -: The Birth of the Long Now Foundation - Brian Eno

March 4, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/01/Long-Term_Thinking_in_the_Next_10000_Years Composer Brian Eno recalls how he and Stewart Brand joined up to co-found The Long Now Foundation. Eno says his interest in long-term thinking was sparked by moving to a dysfunctional New York in 1978, where ...

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- -: Cities That Pre-Date Religion: Real Estate and Human Civilization - Stewart Brand

March 17, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/01/Long-Term_Thinking_in_the_Next_10000_Years Why are there so many histories of architecture, but none of real estate? Futurist Stewart Brand discusses the central role that land has played throughout human civilization. ----- Long Finance is an initi...

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- -: Doing Nothing: Sometimes, the Best Foreign Policy?

July 23, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/07/12/Frank_Gavin_Five_Ways_to_Use_History_Well Historian Frank Gavin uses Lyndon Johnson's response to the Chinese nuclear program in 1964 as an example of how a policy of doing nothing is sometimes the wisest move. He wonders if a similar tactic with Iran...

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- -: Biotech Disaster by 2020? Martin Rees Weighs the Risks

September 15, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/08/02/Martin_Rees_Lifes_Future_in_the_Cosmos Long Now Foundation president Stewart Brand interviews cosmologist Martin Rees about his 2002 Long Bets prediction that "by 2020 a biological catastrophe (either bioterror or bioerror) will lead to one million ca...

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- -: Stewart Brand: Progress with Nuclear Fusion?

November 10, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/10/26/Energy_Finding_the_Right_Mix Stewart Brand, president and co-founder of the Long Now Foundation, describes how the National Ignition Facility has almost created a nuclear fusion reaction with net energy output that will drastically alter the energy ga...

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John Hunter: World Peace Game

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

John Hunter invents a game that teaches children on how to solve the most critical world problems by letting them experience first-hand the negotiations, issues, situations and the wars in a constructive and bloodless manner.

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Stewart Brand: Squatter Cities

February 1, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

Stewart Brand shows why people are moving towards the squatter cities as they move out of poverty because of technology.

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Steve Jobs: How to Live Life Before You Die

June 12, 2005 (about 12 years ago)

Steve Jobs inspires the Stanford graduates of 2005 with three stories of his life's success, failures and everything else in between.

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Stewart Brand: The Long Now

February 1, 2004 (over 13 years ago)

Stewart Brand shows how they are going to house a clock that is meant to withstand 10,000 years of human civilization inside a mountain.

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Stewart Brand: Debate: Does the World Need Nuclear Energy?

February 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Stewart Brand scientifically and without hesitation takes his stand on the side of nuclear power.

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Stewart Brand: Four Environmental 'Heresies'

June 1, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Stewart Brand shows four technological advancements that humanity is having a hard time accepting yet which if widely adopted would be essential in getting through our current environmental crisis.

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Kirk Citron: And Now, the Real News

February 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Kirk Citron shows what the real news is by increasing the awareness of the audience to different crises often taken for granted.

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