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  • Parallel Worlds: Explorations in Second Life

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    S 2008 : Ep 0213 - 2/13/08

    Parallel Worlds: Explorations in "Second Life" with panelists Fred Ritchin, NYU professor and a contributing editor of Aperture; Michael Van Horn, curator of the Joseph Monsen Collection in Seattle; Richard Minsky, founder of SLART magazine; and Michael Schmelling, photographer.Presented in association with the first of a series of articles in Aperture wherein Fred Ritchin explores "postphotographic" media and emerging technology, this discussion focuses on the 3D virtual world Second Life, created entirely online by its residents - The New Schoolmoreless
  • Paula Kerger: Can PBS Survive a YouTube World?

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    S 2008 : Ep 0114 - 1/14/08

    Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS discusses Can PBS Survive in a YouTube World?.What is public television's role in a YouTube world? How are Big Bird and Bill Moyers surviving in a crowded, yet increasingly consolidated, media landscape? Kerger is working to position public television as a vital resource nationwide. What are the challenges in running a public service media organization against sweeping change in both the media and philanthropic world, and periodic threats from Capitol Hill? - The Commonwealth Club of Californiamoreless
  • Battle of Ideas: My Brain Made Me Do It

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    S 2007 : Ep 1028 - 10/28/07

    Battle of Ideas: My Brain Made Me Do It at the 2007 Battle of Ideas conference hosted by the Institute of Ideas.With the politics of behaviour in the ascendancy, there is increasing interest in what science can tell us about why people behave the way they do. The British government is funding the creation of the National Academy for Parenting Practitioners, with the express aim of training a 'parenting workforce' to provide science-based child-rearing advice to parents. In the USA, the MRI scanner and the neuroscientific community are entering the court room to give evidence about whether defendants can be regarded as being responsible for their alleged crimes. UK policymakers cite scientific 'evidence' to explain new interventions on everything from early years' education to the alleged impact of school dinners on academic performance. The science of nutrition now informs earnest discussions about how children's diets improve their classroom behaviour, in order to justify policing lunchboxes and putting school meals at the top of the political agenda. Studies of teenage brain development now regularly inform social debates about the impact of new technologies on young people.But how much can science tell us about behaviour? Do scientific findings justify the government's many interventions into the early years of children's lives? Should neuroscience enjoy an exalted place in the courtroom? Are policies being developed because of genuine advances in scientific knowled...moreless
  • The Electronic Prescription

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    S 2007 : Ep 1005 - 10/5/07

    The Electronic Prescription: How Information Technology Will Change the Face of Medicine featuring discussants Zoe Baird, Franklin Raines, and Bill Frist. Bart Moore moderates. Health IT promises to transform almost every area of medicine, including electronic medical records, data mining for evidence-based medicine, new diagnostics, and robo-surgery. Computer programming is becoming as essential as anatomy. Learn how these innovations are becoming realities - Aspen Institutemoreless
  • Daniel Lyons aka Fake Steve Jobs

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    S 2007 : Ep 1104 - 11/4/07

    Daniel Lyons, aka Fake Steve Jobs, talks about his book Options and blog "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs" written by his alter ego.The New York Times recently outed Forbes reporter Dan Lyons as Fake Steve Jobs. Who is Fake Steve Jobs, you ask? He's the guy who started the blog "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs", which has been the subject of water cooler talk from Silicon Valley to Washington DC for the past year. But Lyons is also a fiction writer who has gotten the papal blessing (i.e., a best young novelist nod) from Granta, and in his new book OPTION$ he uses the persons and voice that he created on the blog to bring us into a world where an iPod-loving, T'ai Chi-practicing, Reed College dropout who just happens to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company gets a little, you know, creative when it comes to "dating".Fake Steve is, in his off-hours, a senior editor at Forbes and the author of a novel, Dog Days and a collection of stories, The Last Good Man. The recipient of both a prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellowship and the somewhat notorious Playboy College Fiction Prize, he was names one of the "Fabulous 52" in the 1996 Best Young American Novelists competition sponsored by Granta. Among the readers of Dan's blog, fakesteve.blogspot.com, is Real Steve Jobs, who has called it "pretty funny" - Cody's Booksmoreless
  • Josh Wolf: Freedom of the Blog

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    S 2007 : Ep 1101 - 11/1/07

    Freedom of the BlogJosh Wolfe, 25 year old video blogger, freelance journalist, and San Francisco mayoral candidate, served 226 days in prison after refusing to turn over a collection of videos of an anti-G8 anarchist protest to a Federal district court. Wolf, who was awarded the Journalist of the Year award by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2006, is considered by some a journalistic martyr, by others an "alleged journalist". Come hear his thoughts on freedom of the press in an age of technology, what defines a journalist and other issues.- Commonwealth Club of Californiamoreless
  • Identity 2.0: Who Are We Now?

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    S 2007 : Ep 0928 - 9/28/07

    Dick Hardt discusses Identity 2.0: Who Are We Now?Enjoy this introduction on Identity 2.0 and how the concept of digital identity is evolving - This fast-paced talk will provide perspectives on what is identity, where we are today and what might happen in the future - PICNICmoreless
  • The Age of Access

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    S 2007 : Ep 0927 - 9/27/07

    Baptiest Coopmans discusses The Age of Access.KPN provides telephone, Internet and television services to personal and business customers in Western Europe. It's also a partner in free newspaper DAG and a number of other media projects. Discover KPN's vision of the media market and its role in creating the new-media and access industry - PICNICmoreless
  • Creating New Worlds

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    S 2007 : Ep 0927 - 9/27/07

    Creating New Worlds featuring panelists Peter Frankfurt, Paul Pope and Danny Yount.This session is dedicated to the creative processes involved in building new worlds. Three leading creators discuss what it means to make a reality out of whole cloth - for personal reasons or on behalf of a client - and to work in an existing world made by someone else - PICNICmoreless
  • From Pictures to 3D Worlds - Photosynth

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    S 2007 : Ep 0926 - 9/26/07

    From Pictures to 3D Worlds - Photosynth with co-creator Blaise Aguera y ArcasUsing photos of subjects gathered from around the Web, Photosynth creates breathtaking multidimensional spaces with zoom and navigation features that outstrip all expectation. Imagine hundreds of photos of the same building being seamlessly stitched together to create an experience where the user can follow their own path... Photosynth might utterly transform the way we manipulate and experience digital images. - PICNICmoreless
  • MoM: New Technologies & Designs for Vehicles

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    S 2007 : Ep 0913 - 9/13/07

    Meeting of the Minds Conference: The Innovations We Need for More Sustainable CitiesNew Technologies and New Designs for Vehicles and for Infrastructure with speaker Bill Reinert, National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales (USA).The presentation is followed by a Q&A session.Meeting of the Minds is a two-day leadership conference convened by the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design, with the support of Toyota. The conference focus is on the new technologies, emerging urban designs and cleaner fuels.moreless
  • Steven Johnson and The Long Zoom

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    S 2007 : Ep 0511 - 5/11/07

    The Long Zoom with Steven Johnson speaking at a seminar hosted by The Long Now Foundation.Steven Johnson began his long zoom survey with the "prior art" of Joyce's Stephen Daedalus locating himself in himself, his neighborhood, Dublin, on out to the universe. The value of a long zoom is in identifying and employing every scale between the very large and very small, noticing how they change each other when held in the mind at the same time.Johnson's core story (and current book) concerned London in 1854, when it was the largest city in the world and in history with 2.5 million people. London famously stank. Cess pools filled basements, slaughter houses were anywhere, garbage piled up.Medicine at the time held that disease was caused by "miasma," foul air, noxious vapors. "All smell is disease," declared a Doctor Chadwick. The authorities decided that the way to cure the frequent cholera epidemics in London was to get rid of the bad odor - pump the sewage into the Thames, which people drank. The cholera got worse.Johnson's goal with his book, THE GHOST MAP, was to figure out why the wrong theory of disease lingered so long, and what it took to correct it. The answer, he proposes, is in the perspective of the long zoom - Stewart Brand blog excerpt, The Long Now Foundationmoreless
  • Taming Gaming in Your Home

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    S 2007 : Ep 0419 - 4/19/07

    Taming Gaming in Your Home: Honest Guide to Today's Video GamesVideo and computer games are becoming the entertainment choice of many children as well as adults. Parents are concerned about the amount of time their children spend with games as well as the appropriateness of the content.Parents should play an important role in guiding their children's video game playing habits, and playing computer and video games can be a positive family experience. Our expert panel covers issues of content rating systems, parental controls in consoles and PCs, advice for checking in and better understanding your family's gaming habits, and how to participate - The Commonwealth ClubThe event is part of Digital Crossroads: Where Technology Meets our Daily Lives, a new Silicon Valley forum dedicated to informing the public about important technology issues in our personal lives. It is presented by The Commonwealth Club, The Computer History Museum, and Microsoft.moreless
  • Human Rights in the Information Age

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    S 2006 : Ep 0707 - 7/7/06

    Human Rights in the Information Age with discussants Samantha Power and Michael Posner. The panel is moderated by R. James Woolsey.Some of the most inspired and provocative thinkers, writers, artists, business people, teachers and other leaders drawn from myriad fields and from across the country and around the world all gathered in a single place - to teach, speak, lead, question, and answer at the 2006 Aspen Ideas Festival. Throughout the week, they all interacted with an audience of thoughtful people who stepped back from their day-to-day routines to delve deeply into a world of ideas, thought, and discussion.moreless