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Links from June 11, 2012

These are my links from June 11, 2012 Kevin Kelly tells technology’s epic story | Video on – 'In this wide-ranging, thought-provoking talk from TEDxAmsterdam, Kevin Kelly muses on what technology means in our lives — from its impact at the personal level to its place in the cosmos.'kevin kelly ted philosophy tools evolution […]

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Links from May 21, 2012

These are my links from May 21, 2012 Roger McNamee: Six ways to save the internet | Video on – "The next big shift is now, and it’s not what you think: Facebook is the new Windows; Google must be sacrificed. At TEDxSantaCruz, tech investor Roger McNamee presents 6 bold ways to prepare for […]

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Future of UI

John Underkoffler points to the future of UI | Video on (tags: ted interface gestures interaction computing gui hci 15:23)

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Exposing Corruption; Transparency International

I watched this video presentation by Peter Eigen, from TED, and then looked up the site for Transparency International. Inspiring and worth spending some time at the site to learn about dealign with corruption on a global scale. Peter Eigen: How to expose the corrupt | Video on “”Some of the world’s most baffling […]

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Being a programmer, Harnessing the wind, Tracking power outages- An agglomeration of links for Feb 12, 2010

Job snapshot: Programmer | View from the Cubicle | Interview of an IT programmer. Some reasonable information for students who might be interested in being a programmer. (tags: programming it job interview) William Kamkwamba: How I harnessed the wind | Video on Excelelnt and inspiring talk (tags: ted africa technology video) Check […]

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TED Talks Robots

We are talking about robots in my Intro to CS class, so I found a few TED talks on the subject. We look at one or two each class period hoping ot get some discussion going. It does occasionally happen. Hod Lipson builds “self-aware” robots | Video on (tags: ted robot 6:05) Rodney Brooks […]

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Some TED talks to savor

I often use TED talks as videos in my classes to motivate students, to give them a point of view that I can’t express. Here are a few to savor and to note. Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web | Video on At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares […]

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The Sixth Sense at TED

Yet another great presentation from TED. In this one, Pattie Maes shows off some of the work of students in the Media Lab described as a Sixth Sense; a way to gain information about items and people in our environment. Great stuff to show in class. Pattie Maes demos the Sixth Sense | Video on […]

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Next 5000 days of the Web, Theoretical CS,& A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-08-22

Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web | Video on At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares a fun stat: The World Wide Web, as we know it, is only 5,000 days old. Now, Kelly asks, how can we predict what’s coming in the next 5,000 days? (tags: web3.0 web2.0 […]

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