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Behind The Great Firewall Of China [VIDEO]

August 9, 2012
Behind The Great Firewall Of China [VIDEO]

Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao), who has been blogging from China for 12 years, says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.

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Jeremiah Owyang: Building A Scalable Social Business

May 4, 2012
Jeremiah Owyang: Building A Scalable Social Business

Jeremiah Owyang’s keynote address at the Dachis Summit in Austin on Building A Scalable Social Business.

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Iain McGilchrist Discusses The Split Brain

February 2, 2012
Iain McGilchrist Discusses The Split Brain

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist discusses how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society in this RSA Animate lecture.

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Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

October 6, 2011
Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

Steve Jobs addresses Stanford’s graduating class of 2005 and shares three lessons he’s learned.

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Tablets For Business – Julio Ojeda-Zapata At Google Talks

September 30, 2011
Tablets For Business – Julio Ojeda-Zapata At Google Talks

Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press technology columnist and author of iPad Means Business, addresses Googlers for their Google Talks lecture series.

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Lauren Zalaznick: The Conscience Of Television

September 24, 2011
Lauren Zalaznick: The Conscience Of Television

TV executive Lauren Zalaznick thinks deeply about pop television. Sharing results of a bold study that tracks attitudes against TV ratings over five decades, she makes a case that television reflects who we truly are — in ways we might not have expected.

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Eric Schmidt On The Future Of Television

August 31, 2011
Eric Schmidt On The Future Of Television

For the MacTaggart lecture, Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt to discuss the impact of the internet revolution on the television industry and to set out his vision of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

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What To Do If The Whole Internet Collapses

August 30, 2011
What To Do If The Whole Internet Collapses

Neuroscientist David Eagleman asks “What happens when the Net goes down?” and advocates for a back-up plan modeled after the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The facility would be powered by renewable energy and contain information on how to rebuild the network.

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Adam Ostrow: The Digital Afterlife

August 3, 2011
Adam Ostrow: The Digital Afterlife

Mashable’s Adam Ostrow asks a big question: What happens to your online personality after you’ve died? Could it … live on?

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Simon Sinek: Authenticity, Trust & Fulfillment

August 2, 2011
Simon Sinek: Authenticity, Trust & Fulfillment

Simon Sinek at the 99% Conference: Our ability to build trust and relationships is the key to our survival as a race, and to thriving as ideamakers.

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