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- -: What does $2,000 mean to you?

December 2, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Share Your Story: http://OFA.BO/AGsY8R For more than 19 months, President Obama campaigned on the idea that if we're going to be successful, every American has to do their part and pay their fair share. A centerpiece of his platform, and the campaign you built, was that income taxes should not...

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- -: Authors@Google: D.T. Max, Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

November 27, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

"The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace (More information at Viking Press: http://goo.gl/AZQZW ) David Foster Wallace was the leading literary light of his era, a man who not only captivated readers with his prose but also mesmerized them with...

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- -: What's Behind the Numbers? A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery

December 7, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

About the book: Learn to detect corporate accounting sleight of hand: the aggressive accounting tactics companies use to make their numbers look better than they are, from "channel-stuffing" to inventory tricks. This knowledge lets you avoid the risk of investing your savings in companies that ar...

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- -: Use, Disuse, and Misuse of Automated Refactorings

October 29, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Google Tech Talk October 1, 2012 Presented by Mohsen Vakilian ABSTRACT Though refactoring tools have been available for more than a decade, research has shown that programmers under-utilize such tools. However, little is known about why programmers do not take advantage of these tools. We have...

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- -: Advanced Kotlin: New Features and More

October 31, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Google Tech Talk October 4, 2012 Presented by Andrey Breslav. ABSTRACT Kotlin is a modern statically typed language targeting JVM and JavaScript and intended for industrial use. The main goal behind this project is to create a language that would be a good tool for developers, i.e. will be saf...

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- -: How Can Cognitive Science Improve Online Learning?

December 12, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Google Tech Talk November 19, 2012 (click on "show more") Presented by Joseph Jay Williams ABSTRACT Recent research in Cognitive Science provides insights into how learning can be improved that are complementary to those gained from practical experience and the research in Computer Science, Edu...

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- -: Parks and Recreation - Amy Poehler on Casting Louis C.K.

December 13, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Series creator/executive producer Michael Schur discusses casting guest stars. He says that cast member Amy Poehler (Leslie Knope) suggested comedian Louis C.K. (Dave Sanderson), although he didn't fit the physical description of his character. For more information on this event, please visit ht...

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- -: Neil deGrasse Tyson: Be Yourself

November 14, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Neil deGrasse Tyson says "the greatest of people that have ever been in society, they were never versions of someone else. They were themselves." Transcript-- I've had several people come up to me and say, "What can I do to be you?" And the only aspect of me that's really doable is I can tell y...

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- -: Henry Rollins: Education is the End of Disaster Capitalism

November 21, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Henry Rollins says "let's make college tuition either free or really low and if you have a country full of whip-crack smart people you have a country the rest of the world will fear." Transcript-- The biggest cause of debt in this country besides mortgages, student debt because there are no jobs...

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- -: William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

November 27, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour. WILLIAM ACKMAN, Activist Investor and Hedge-Fund Manager We all want to be financially stable and enjoy a well-funded retirement, and we don't want to throw out our hard earned money on poor investments. B...

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- -: Jeffrey Brenzel: The Essential Value of a Classic Education

December 11, 2012 (over 4 years ago)

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Essential Value of a Classic Education. JEFFREY BRENZEL, Philosopher, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University Dean Brenzel argues that not only can reading the great classics like Plato's Republic and Dante's Inferno enrich your education, it...

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- -: Dan Roam - Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don't Work [Authors at Google]

April 30, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

"In 2008, Dan Roam released his first book, The Back Of The Napkin, to immediate and lasting acclaim, promptly winning numerous awards. His premise was that visual communication is much more effective than mere text, and that people weren't taking nearly enough advantage of it. Four years later,...

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Authors at Google presents Austin Kleon: Steal like an Artist

May 3, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Austin describes himself as a writer who draws. After seeing Austin's found poetry collection Newspaper Blackout, Broome Community College invited him to deliver their commencement address. Austin shared the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was graduating, most notably, "Steal ...

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Let's Go Further: Build Concurrent Software using the Go Programming Language

May 3, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Google Tech Talk April 25, 2012 Presented by Sameer Ajmani ABSTRACT Go is an open source programming environment that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. One of Go's key design goals is code adaptability; that it should be easy to take a simple design and build upo...

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- -: Stephen Hawking, Dinosaurs & Microsoft: A Brief History of Nathan Mhyrvold's Career

April 27, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

http://bigthink.com/ Modern Renaissance man Nathan Mhyrvold gives insight into his unique adaptability. Directed / Produced by Elizabeth Rodd and Jonathan Fowler Transcript: Nathan Myrhvold: You know, I've had the interesting career of training for many things and then having a career mostly...

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Source: Big Think

- -: TEDxTantaU - TAPANLI.Co

May 13, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

due to the existing conditions we decided to make this that's it cast by order Ahmed Shaaban, grew up and raised Mohamed Ragaa -shababeek -mohamed mounir Moustafa Kandil, doesnt exist translated by Anis Ebied labs - cairo TEDxTantaU website : www.TEDxTantaU.com TEDxTantaU FB : facebook.com/TEDx...

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Source: TEDx

- -: Two Sides to Adam Smith: Beyond 'Wealth of Nations'

April 26, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/Disruptive_Innovation_20 Rabbi Irwin Kula points out that Adam Smith, well known for writing The Wealth of Nations, wrote another book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments. Using the words of the "father of capitalism", Kula attempts to reconcile the "pola...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Using Neuromarketing to Customize Your Entertainment

May 3, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Complete video available for purchase at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/The_See-Through_Consumer President and CEO of NeuroFocus Dr. A.K. Pradeep explains how his dry wireless full-brain EEG could be applied to customize the consumer's entertainment experience. ---- Breakthroughs in neuroscience, ...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Does Culture Affect How Bodies Function?

May 4, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Watch the complete video for free at http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Individual__Society__Morals__Culture Anne Harrington, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University, questions the assumption that all human bodies work in the same way regardless of culture or environment. -...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Clayton Christensen: Is Facebook an Innovative Company?

May 4, 2012 (about 5 years ago)

Complete video available for purchase at http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/Cultural_Phenomenon_Building_a_Disruptive_Corporation Clayton Christensen, Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, argues that despite developing a groundbreaking idea, Facebook hasn't proven itself t...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley: Fireside Chat

April 11, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West are doing a nationwide tour to promote their new book, "The Rich and the Rest of Us." The Black Googler Network (BGN) will be hosting them for a YouTube live stream of a moderated chat.

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Twin Chefs Lilly and Audrey!

April 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

These pint-sized panini pros showed Ellen a delicious recipe with an interesting twist! See for yourself right here.

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Source: The Ellen Show

- -: This Real Estate is Really Real

April 18, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Ellen found some real estate listings that you just have to see to believe. Find out if any of these houses are right for you! Check out a gallery of all of Ellen's Really Real Real Estate photos here http://photos.ellen.warnerbros.com/galleries/funny_real_estate_ads And if you see a real estat...

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Source: The Ellen Show

- -: Andy Zenor Under Siege

April 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

In a live commercial for Band Aid bandages, Andy Zenor was pummeled with some interesting "irritants." See if his Band-Aid held up here!Plus, enter here to win $15,000 from Band Aid!http://ellen.warnerbros.com/band-aid

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Source: The Ellen Show

- -: TEDxParkKultury - David Orrell - Forecasting in the past, present, and future

April 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

David Orrell, Oxford, UK. Mathematician and writer, author of numerous publications on scientific forecasting. About TEDx 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, TEDTal...

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- -: Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran on the Mirror Neuron Effect

April 14, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Perception_Sensations V.S. Ramachandran explains what causes amputees to have sensations in their phantom limbs, the parts of the brain called mirror neurons. ---- As we use the tools of science to explore the nature of humanity, we are...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Vijay Govindarajan on Reverse Innovation: Mango Corn Flakes Are Not Enough

April 16, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/The_World_Turned_Upside_Down_Innovation_in_Reverse Vijay Govindarajan, Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business, discusses large corporations' difficulty in understanding reverse innovation. He argues that rather than attempt...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Bioprinting: Human Tissue on Demand

April 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/The_Innovators_Antenna Andras Forgacs, Co-founder of Organovo, discusses the future of medical innovation: bioprinting, the process of creating human tissue cells. ---- A rapid fire, Pecha Kucha-style series of visual presentations that highlight th...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: White House Summit on Entrepreneurship Part 2

April 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

The White House, the Small Business Administration and the Department of Education co-host a Summit on Entrepreneurship for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) to create awareness and increase entrepreneurial services to minority-serving two...

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Source: The White House

- -: White House Summit on Entrepreneurship Part 1

April 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

The White House, the Small Business Administration and the Department of Education co-host a Summit on Entrepreneurship for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) to create awareness and increase entrepreneurial services to minority-serving two...

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Source: The White House

- -: Hold Mitt Romney accountable, join the Truth Team at BarackObama.com/TruthTeam

April 3, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Join the Truth Team: https://my.barackobama.com/truthteamvid Mitt Romney is lying about President Obama again. Mitt Romney: "And the President said something very revealing yesterday. He said that in a perfect world, the government could spend a lot more money. I disagree." President Obama: "...

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- -: Automating Your Browser Based Testing Using WebDriver

April 3, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Google Tech Talk March 16, 2012 Presented by Simon Stewart ABSTRACT Selenium WebDriver (http://code.google.com/p/selenium/wiki/GettingStarted ) is a tool for automating testing web applications, and in particular to verify that they work as expected. It aims to provide a friendly API that's ea...

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- -: TEDxWallStreet - David S. Rose - The Evolution of Success

April 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

David S. Rose is an Inc. 500 CEO, serial entrepreneur and early stage investor who has founded or funded over 80 companies. He has been described by BusinessWeek as a "world conquering entrepreneur," by Crain's New York Business as "the father of angel investing in New York," and by Red Herring m...

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Source: TEDx

- -: Laurie Santos: Understanding the Origins of the Human Mind

April 9, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Mental_Representations_Decision-Making Laurie Santos argues that to understand the origins of the human mind, we can study the behavior of primate relatives as a proxy for our ancestors. ---- As we use the tools of science to explore the...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Vivek Wadhwa: Chinese Innovation is a 'Giant Scam'

April 13, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/28/An_Economist-Style_Debate_on_Global_Innovation Vivek Wadhwa, Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley's School of Information, argues that Chinese innovation lags far behind innovation in the United States because China's rigid political structure doesn't allo...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Spirit and Opportunity: Roving Mars' Landscape

April 5, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/02/27/William_J_Clancey_Voyages_of_Scientific_Discovery William J. Clancey, Chief Scientist of Human-Centered Computing at the Intelligent Systems Division of the NASA Ames Center, talks about the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) program. Adjusting to Mars' atm...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Neuroscientist Beau Lotto Demos the Adaptability of the Mind

April 6, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Perception_Sensations Neuroscientist Beau Lotto uses a volunteer to demonstrate how the mind can adapt to changes in perception by hitting a target while wearing prism glasses. ---- As we use the tools of science to explore the nature of...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: TEDxGlasgow - Murray Watts - On Hope and Hopelessness

April 3, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Our health -- both mental and physical -- is a great determinant on how we live and die. Hope and hopelessness, rather than opposites, are companions in this journey. The opposite of hope turns out to be something quite corrosive, but something that we are all equipped to rise above. More About ...

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Source: TEDx

- -: Neurobiologist David Eagleman Looks Underneath the Hood of the Brain

April 2, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Mental_Representations_Decision-Making David Eagleman marvels at the extreme complexity of the human brain and the fact that so much of what takes place in the brain happens without our awareness. ---- As we use the tools of science to e...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Building Software at Google Scale Tech Talk

March 29, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Google Tech Talk March 21, 2012 Presented by Michael Barnathan, Software Engineer, Google Greg Estren, Software Engineer, Google Pepper Lebeck-Jobe, Software Engineer, Google ABSTRACT At past Google NYC Tech Talks, we learned about tools that helped Google engineers automate quality testing, s...

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- -: TEDxTapaeGate - Mervyn Levin - 3D Printing - Convergence of the Digital and Physical Worlds

March 29, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Mervyn Levin is Founding Director of Levering Ltd, a UK-based consultancy for the digital and creative industries with clients in Europe and Asia. Mervyn is also an Honorary Research Fellow at University of Sheffield and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the UK. He was Head of Digital Cont...

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Source: TEDx

- -: Paul Ekman on Evolution and the Inescapability of Emotions

March 30, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Individual__Society__Morals__Culture Noted psychologist Paul Ekman argues that humans are biased to see threats where they may not exist and have evolved to respond automatically to emotions without awareness. ---- As we use the tools of...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: Faces of Change: Eliminating Pre-existing Conditions

March 16, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Learn how the Affordable Care Act benefits you: https://my.barackobama.com/preexistvid At 18-months old Jackson's insurance company listed him with a pre-existing condition: ear infections. Starting in 2010 insurance company's were banned from denying children for preexisting conditions. As Jack...

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- -: Pre-existing Condition for Children: Ear Infections?

March 16, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Watch the full video: http://www.barackobama.com/jackson-story At 18-months old Jackson's insurance company listed him with a pre-existing condition: ear infections. Starting in 2010 insurance company's were banned from denying coverage to children for pre-existing conditions. As Jackson's mom s...

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- -: Soon You Won't be Denied Because of Pre-existing Conditions - Learn More at NewHealthCareLaw.com

March 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Learn more, go to: http://www.NewHealthCareLaw.com America's new health care law puts you in control of your health insurance. Soon you won't be denied because of a pre-existing condition or dropped from your coverage. Learn more, go to: http://www.NewHealthCareLaw.com

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- -: T. Boone Pickens: Let's transform energy -- with natural gas

March 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

http://www.ted.com The US consumes 25% of the world's oil -- but as energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens points out onstage, the country has no energy policy to prepare for the inevitable. Is alternative energy our bridge to an oil-free future? After losing $150 million investing in wind energy, Picken...

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- -: Green at Google Presents Jenny Ross & Kassie Siegel: "Polar Bears"

March 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

"For over ten years, wildlife photographer Jenny E. Ross has travelled to the Arctic, often with some of the world's leading polar bear researchers, to document the Arctic's top predator. Displaying dozens of her stunning photographs, Ross explains how she captures compelling Arctic images that ...

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Source: Google Talks

- -: TEDxWarwick - Koen Olthuis - Floating City Apps

March 22, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Koen Olthuis studied Architecture and Industrial Design at the Delft University of Technology. He is founder of the Dutch architectural firm Waterstudio.NL that specializes in floating structures to counter concerns of floods, which are both a local concern (since one-third of the Netherlands is ...

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Source: TEDx

- -: The Perils of Casting an Opera Five Years in Advance

March 22, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/02/28/Extraordinary_Lives_Peter_Gelb Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb explains why production plans casting up to five years prior to an actual performance. Despite the foresight, Gelb recounts a recent troublesome casting as an instance of whe...

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Source: Fora.tv

- -: President Obama Speaks on Expanding Our Energy Portfolio

March 22, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

President Obama discusses investing in clean and renewable energy sources as part of an all-of-the-above strategy to develop American energy and reduce our reliance on foreign oil at the Copper Mountain Solar Project. March 22, 2012.

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Source: The White House

- -: A Chinese Typewriter in Silicon Valley

February 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Google Tech Talk December 5, 2011 A Chinese Typewriter in Silicon Valley: What 150 Years of Chinese Information Technology can Teach the Alphabetic World Presented by Thomas S. Mullaney. ABSTRACT In 1862, an eccentric Frenchman published two essays about telegraphy: the first, a proposal for a...

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- -: TEDxBigApple - Chapter One Intro - Breaking the Mold

March 3, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Our event was divided into three chapters. This is the video intro for the first chapter, "Breaking the Mold," which celebrated our speakers that are transforming existing systems and challenging conventional ways of thinking. Designed by the magnificent Rachel Yoo Digerness! About TEDx, x=inde...

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Source: TEDx

- -: NIPS 2011 Sparse Representation & Low-rank Approximation Workshop: Fast global convergence...

February 8, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Sparse Representation and Low-rank Approximation Workshop at NIPS 2011 Invited Talk: Computation meets Statistics: Fast global convergence for high-dimensional statistical recovery by Martin Wainwright, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Statistics and EECS Abstract: Many sta...

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- -: TEDx TheWoodlands 2011: Jennifer Myers - Augmented Reality

February 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Jennifer Myers - Augmented Reality Jennifer Myers is an adjunct instructor of biotechnology at Lone Star College -- Montgomery in The Woodlands, Texas. Jennifer is also a Ph.D. student in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University. Her specialty is educational technologies,...

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- -: TEDxBROADWAY - Randy Wiener - The Future of Show Content

February 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Randy Weiner is best known as the foremost proponent of a hybrid form of theater that mixes the music and energy of a nightclub with the drama and spectacle of theater. His writing credits include Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe, Caligula, both with Alfred Preisser, Classical Theatre of Harlem; The D...

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- -: TEDxBROADWAY - Ken Davenport - 20 Years Past

February 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Ken Davenport is a Broadway producer whose credits include Godspell, Chinglish, Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Speed-the-Plow, Will Ferrell's You're Welcome America, Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury, and 13, as well as Altar Boyz, My First Time, The Awesome 80s Prom, and Mi...

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- -: NIPS 2011 Sparse Representation & Low-rank Approximation Workshop: Dictionary-Dependent Penalties...

February 9, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Sparse Representation and Low-rank Approximation Workshop at NIPS 2011 Invited Talk: Dictionary-Dependent Penalties for Sparse Estimation and Rank Minimization by David Wipf, University of California at San Diego Abstract: In the majority of recent work on sparse estimation algorithms, perfor...

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- -: NIPS 2011 Big Learning - Algorithms, Systems, & Tools Workshop: Fast Cross-Validation...

February 14, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Big Learning Workshop: Algorithms, Systems, and Tools for Learning at Scale at NIPS 2011 Invited Talk: Fast Cross-Validation via Sequential Analysis by Tammo Kruger Abstract: With the increasing size of today's data sets, finding the right parameter configuration via cross-validation can be an...

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- -: NIPS 2011 Big Learning - Algorithms, Systems, & Tools Workshop: Graphlab 2...

February 14, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Big Learning Workshop: Algorithms, Systems, and Tools for Learning at Scale at NIPS 2011 Invited Talk: Graphlab 2: The Challenges of Large Scale Computation on Natural Graphs by Carlos Guestrin Carlos Guestrin is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon's Computer Science and Machine Learning ...

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- -: TEDxMontclair - Tamar Adler - Who is a clever chef?

February 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Tamar Adler, author of "The Everlasting Meal" and former chef at Chez Panisse and Prune, explores the characteristics of a clever chef and the magic of cooking. Tamar definitively debunks the catch phrases and practices of so-called celebrity chefs while coaxing her audience to cook healthy, nut...

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- -: TEDxUHowest - Geert Hofman - The future of emergent collectives: from ideas to projects.

February 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Geert Hofman is a lecturer at Howest, University College of West-Flanders, the host of this TEDx. He is a philosopher by education, a computer scientist by profession. He was the project lead of an exploratory research project into the different aspects and possibilities of emergent collectives. ...

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- -: TEDxHumberCollege - Gino Cunti

February 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Gino has been a consultant in the satellite communications industry for over 10 years. A graduate of the Wireless Telecommunication program at Humber College (Toronto, Canada), Gino has also been involved in the design and implementation of broadcasting facilities such as Sportsnet, and City TV....

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- -: TEDxUHowest - Lode De Geyter - Introduction to TEDxUHowest

February 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Introduction to the first TEDxUHowest, with the theme "emergent collectives" by Lode De Geyter, general manager of the hosting organisation Howest.

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- -: TEDxGalicia - Ana y Carmen - Inteligencia Emocional en la escuela

February 18, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

About this TEDxTalk An interesting approach to emotional intelligence from the point of view of teaching methods. About Ana Sanjuán Devoted professionally to the development of Human resources, has been this experience the one who has carried them to deepen in the study of the Emotional Intel...

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- -: The Gregory Brothers on the Red Carpet at the 15th Annual Webby Awards

June 15, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

The Gregory Brothers discuss making boring news become interesting news with the help of Auto-Tune

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- -: The Webbys on What's Trending with Shira Lazar

December 5, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Watch The Webby Awards, Funny or Die's Patrick Starzan, 72andSunny's Andy Williams discuss the ever-growing trend of "Staying in to Go Out: Your computer as a café, bar, water cooler, classroom, tasting room, and concert hall" on a special panel discussion hosted by "What's Trending" with Shira ...

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- -: TEDxStareMiasto - Joanna Molenda-Żakowicz - The world of stars and philosophy

February 16, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Since early childhood, Joanna suspected that apart from the ordinary world there is a realm of the beauty and ideas which we can enter if we wish to -- the world of stars and philosophy. The need to explore them both led her to study the stars hosting extra-solar planets discovered by the Kepler ...

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Steve Jobs: Bill Gates & Steve Jobs Joint Interview jereme

July 8, 2007 (about 10 years ago)

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates speak together in a rare joint interview put on by the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.

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- -: TEDxPhoenix - Lucianne Walkowicz - Look Up for a Change

February 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

- About Lucianne Walkowicz - Lucianne Walkowicz, a 2011 TEDGlobal Fellow, studies the inscrutable faces of the stars for clues to the inner workings of their hearts. She got her taste for astronomy as an undergrad at Johns Hopkins, testing detectors for the Hubble Space Telescope's new camera (i...

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- -: TEDxPhoenix - Johanna Blakley - Movies for a Change

February 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

- About Johanna Blakley - Johanna Blakley, PhD, is the managing director and director of research at the Norman Lear Center, a research and public policy institute that explores the convergence of entertainment, commerce and society. Based at the University of Southern California's Annenberg Sch...

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- -: TEDxPhoenix - Jacob Soboroff - Why for a Change

February 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

- About Jacob Soboroff - Jacob Soboroff was a speaker at TEDActive 2011, and is the founding correspondent of AMC News on the award-winning network. He has hosted specials and reported from film festivals around the U.S. including the co-hosting of the NBC series School Pride, and exective produ...

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- -: TEDxMerseyside - Caitlin Walker - Non-Verbal Modelling - Changing Outcomes

February 11, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Caitlin graduated in Linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies and did four years post graduate research in Strategies for Lexical access including fieldwork in Ghana. She has since developed her linguistic and non-verbal modelling skills from small scale group development to whol...

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- -: The Story of Us: Five Years Ago Today

February 10, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

You should be with us in 2012: https://my.barackobama.com/storyofusvid President Obama wrote a message to us today: "Five years ago today, a few thousand of us gathered in Springfield, Illinois, to launch an improbable campaign for president. The task was to build a grassroots movement capable...

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- -: TEDxManhattan - Mitchell Davis - Tasting Our Way to a Better Food System

February 7, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Mitchell Davis is the executive vice president of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Ph.D. in Food Studies from NYU's Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. His academic work focuses on restaurants, media and taste, particular...

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- -: Who Really Won the Push-Up Contest?

February 6, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Michelle Obama was on the show and challenged Ellen to a push-up contest -- and won! Ellen went to the video tape to review the facts on the First Lady's alleged victory... and found some interesting things!

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Mark Zuckerberg: Mark Zuckerberg's Letter to Facebook Investors jereme

February 2, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

In advance of Facebook's initial public offering, CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlines to investors what makes Facebook's approach to business unique. While respecting the need for profits and a strong fiscal position to continue to exist, Facebook has defined it's primary purpose as to serve a social p...

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Source: Facebook

- -: TEDxLoodusele - Keit Pentus - Too expensive, too dear

January 31, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Keit Pentus -- Minister of Environment of Estonia. The talk is titled „Too expensive/too dear". She starts with a personal story, recalling how as a child she tried to repair the damage done to the trees near her home, trees that were dear to her. Through this memory, she invites us to consider t...

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- -: TEDxManhattan - Stephen Ritz - Green Bronx Machine - Growing Our Way Into A New Economy

January 31, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher/administrator.  With the help of extended student and community family they have grown over 25,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance. His Bronx classroom features the first indoor edible wall in NYC DOE whic...

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- -: TEDxPhilly - Inga Saffron - Creating livable cities and letting go of skyscraper fantasies

January 30, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Architecture critic Inga Saffron challenges cities to shift focus and look beyond skyscraper fantasies and dreams of increased tourism in her TEDxPhilly talk -- "Moving from The Grand Vision to The Grand Adjustment." Cities should instead work to improve and build amenities that make urban areas ...

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- -: Wacky Birthday Gifts for Ellen

January 30, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Ellen's fans sent her a lot of love for her birthday. Some even sent gifts! Ellen took a look at some of her more interesting presents on the show. Thanks for sending them!

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- -: President Obama Discusses the Blueprint for American-Made Energy

January 27, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

In Las Vegas, President Obama talked about a blueprint for boosting production of American-made clean energy. January 26, 2012.

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- -: TEDxMalibu - Lisa Cypers Kamen - The Inversion Theory of Joy

January 27, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Lisa Cypers kamen, International Documentary Filmmaker, Happiness Expert, Founder of HH4Heroes, Director of Harvesting Happiness, respected Life Coach and TEDxMalibu Organizer. www.Harvestinghappiness.com

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- -: Mitt Romney's taxes: Sen Carl Levin says no such thing as "ordinary" Swiss bank account

January 26, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/series/monitor_breakfast After calling on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release his tax returns from before 2010, Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), speaking to reporters at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor, chided the former governor o...

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- -: State of the Union 2012: Supporting our Troops and Veterans

January 25, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Stand with the President: https://my.barackobama.com/sotutroopsvid Above all, our freedom endures because of the men and women in uniform who defend it. As they come home, we must serve them as well as they served us. That includes giving them the care and benefits they have earned -- which is...

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- -: TEDxLaJolla-Gary Goldstein- Leapfrogging Life's 3 Noes

January 25, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

ENTERTAINING BEGINNINGS 
Music was an early passion and, during those early years, Gary lived a stone's throw from the homes and hangouts of the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Santana, Country Joe, Steve Miller and Quicksilver. As A&R rep for Columbia Records while still an und...

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- -: TEDxPerm - Alexey Germanovich - PRYALKOVO

January 24, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Alexey Germanovich: Ru.branding project leader, founder of "Open Collection" foundation, folk art expert. For centuries Russia has been famous for its tradition of folk art, original paintings, patterns and characters depicted on objects of peasant's everyday life. It is our history, pride and he...

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- -: Kym Douglas' Zany Beauty Tips

January 23, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

We've all learned that Kym will do anything for the price of beauty. Today, she showed off some interesting contraptions to help all of us look absolutely gorgeous in the future... and absolutely ridiculous right now.

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- -: TEDxCincinnatiWomen - Jenny Berg - Extraordinary Impact - Together, We Impact Cincinnati

January 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

How can one ordinary woman make an extraordinary impact? Learn how just one woman turned her passion into action and formed an organizational model that allows women to learn about, contribute to, and invest directly in Non profits in our community, much more than most women can do on their own....

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- -: TEDxCincinnatiWomen - Krista Neher-How to Save 21,900 Minutes a Year

January 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

As business professionals we have 40+ year careers, yet we spend very little of our time investing in learning tools and technologies that can save us tremendous amounts of time in the long run. This presentations shows how by learning just one new time-saving technology a month, you can reclaim...

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- -: Extraordinary Impact - Together, We Impact Cincinnati

January 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

How can one ordinary woman make an extraordinary impact? Learn how just one woman turned her passion into action and formed an organizational model that allows women to learn about, contribute to, and invest directly in Non profits in our community, much more than most women can do on their own....

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- -: Weekly Address: America is Open for Business

January 21, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

President Obama tells the American people about a series of steps he's taken without the help of Congress to grow the economy and create jobs -- including a new strategy aimed at boosting tourism introduced this week. In next week's State of the Union Address, the President will outline his bluep...

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- -: President Obama on Boosting Travel and Tourism

January 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Speaking from Disney World, the President unveils plans to establish a new national tourism strategy focused on creating jobs. January 19, 2012.

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- -: TEDxBucharest - Mru Patel

January 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Mru has a successful track record investing in various real estate investment projects, in the social media and health industry.He has personally invested in, developed and portfolio managed project in Europe, UK, USA, and India. Following 1.5 years of detailed research into EU emerging markets, ...

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- -: Tapping 'Cognitive Surplus' to Solve Global Problems

January 5, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/11/30/Driving_Effective_Social_Innovation Calling on Clay Shirky's "cognitive surplus" theory, Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, argues that the best way to solve the world's problems and encourage social innovation is to engage t...

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- -: TEDxUniversityofGothenburg - Viktor Aldrin

January 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Religious Water as Problem - Religious Water as Solution Water is an important element in all religions and often connected to the divine. We come alive through water and many religions use water in their ceremonies. Despite the differences among the major religions conflicts often seem to be be...

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- -: TEDxBundang - Juweon Jonathan Kim - What are my dreams & passions?

January 17, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

JUWEON JONATHAN KIM, who has worked in many different capacities in the broadcasting field, from script editor/translator, sportscaster, host of various radio/TV programs, business news anchor and reporter, and an associate producer of a major natural history documentary on Antarctica. He wants t...

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- -: President Obama Speaks on Consolidating Government Departments to Encourage Business

January 13, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

The President announces a plan that will consolidate the six major federal departments and agencies that focus on business or trade into one leaner, more efficient department tasked with boosting American business and promoting competitiveness. January 13, 2012.

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- -: TEDxNapaValley - Mark Brewer - Something Interesting about Education

January 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Mark Brewer, Principal of the newest High School in Napa County, shares "Something Interesting about Education " as part of the TEDxNapaValley "Empowering Leadership at Every Level" event. Mark Brewer, Principal of Napa County's newest high school, American Canyon High School. Find out more abo...

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- -: TEDxMyeongDong-Jonghwan Lee-Make Your Way

January 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

He is teaching children in a elementary school. What he has taught is about robots. He makes children interesting about the science and technology through the robots. And children experience how interesting creating a robot is. 이종환씨는 초등학교 교사다. 초등학교 아이들과 함께 로봇이라는 발명품을 직접 제작하고 운용해보면서 새로운 교육의 방법을 ...

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- -: TEDxNapaValley - Geni Whitehouse - Leading from Within: The Basset Hound versus The Nun

January 12, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Geni Whitehouse talks about about "Leading from Within: The Basset Hound versus The Nun" as part of the TEDxNapaValley "Empowering Leadership at Every Level" event. Geni Whitehouse, CPA.CITP, CSPM is the is the author of "How to Make a Boring Subject Interesting : 52 ways even a nerd can be hea...

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