Archive for April, 2011

Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The book is "Our Choice," Al Gore's sequel to "An Inconvenient...

Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg shows us three paths forward for the ever-evolving human species: to stop evolving completely, to evolve naturally -- or to control the next steps of human evolution, using genetic modification, to make ourselves...

  In this video interview, Internet marketing pioneer Mike Grehan discusses the future of of Internet marketing. The end -user has gotten used to a much rich experience now, says Grehan. In addition, the increased use of hand-held devices...

Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success. via Richard St. John's 8 secrets of...

April 20, 2011 | In: Technology

iPhone Tracking Discussion

Pete Warden and Alasdair Allan talking about how they discovered the existence of the tracking database on the iPhone, and what it might mean. Also how they went about exploring and visualising the data once they knew it was there, and show how it...

Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that's only the first step in a project to write...

Sebastian Thrun helped build Google's amazing driverless car, powered by a very personal quest to save lives and reduce traffic accidents. Jawdropping video shows the DARPA Challenge-winning car motoring through busy city traffic with no one behind...

With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. Morgan Spurlock: The greatest TED Talk ever sold | Video on...

April 6, 2011 | In: Business

How Coaching Works

A four-minute animated movie that shows how the coaching process works. via YouTube - "How Coaching...

Fasinating insight on the top five trends for business over the next decade, from theĀ  PepsiCo Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Feb. 24. 2011. As highlighted by Caroline Digby, Eden Project sustainability director on my final day of the...

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