Why Do You Do What You Do?

Why Do You Do What You Do?

Tony Deifell who created http://www.wdydwyd.com will be visiting us. Here he talks to Google folks about teaching blind children photograpy: “Tony Deifell taught photography to blind …

Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

http://www.ted.com At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for “raw data now” — for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the …

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State of the Internet 09-10

State of the Internet 09-10

JESS3 / The State of The Internet from JESS3 on Vimeo.

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UNC CHAT – Collaborations: Humanities, Arts and Technology

UNC CHAT – Collaborations: Humanities, Arts and Technology

The CHAT festival takes place February 16 – 20. Registration for the overall festival, all activities, is $15 for UNC students, but many events including …

Disruptive Innovation – Clayton Christensen

Disruptive Innovation – Clayton Christensen

Play the entire talk (6 segments of about 10 minutes each) 2009 ECS National Forum on Education Policy: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World …

iBrain – Gary Small

iBrain – Gary Small

Gary Small visits Google’s Kirkland, WA office to discuss his book “iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind.” This event took place on …

What Makes Us Human? Robin Dunbar

What Makes Us Human? Robin Dunbar

Robin Dunbar speaks on social brain theory and on what it is to be human and how it is that we came to be that …

How We Read Other Peoples’ Minds – Rebecca Saxe at TED

How We Read Other Peoples’ Minds – Rebecca Saxe at TED

Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab …

You are not your brain – Alva Noe at Google

You are not your brain – Alva Noe at Google

A counterpoint to Dunbar and to Small? Or just another way of looking at your brain? (pj) Alva Noe visits Google’s San Francisco, CA office to …

MyFriends, MySpace – danah boyd

MyFriends, MySpace – danah boyd

On June 19 2008, danah boyd participated in the Berkman Luncheon Series to discuss her work and research in the area of social networks. She …