Thursday, May 29, 2008

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Cube Farm: The Executive Zoo


I have watched Cube Farm for some time now. But the latest video arrives on the near anniversary of my exodus from the corporate world.

No one has ever explained things better. Thank you Kim.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Repost: The Alcove with Mark Molaro

Repost from The Alcove with Mark Molaro: Climate Scientist Dr. Michael Oppenheimer on climate change. Originally aired at The Alcove in late 2007.

In-depth interview with Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, climate change scientist at Princeton University and one of the co-authors of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

TED Talk- Tod Machover & Dan Ellsey: Releasing the music in your head

Tod Machover of MIT's Media Lab is devoted to extending musical expression for everyone -- from virtuosi to amateurs, and in the most diverse forms -- from opera to videogames (Guitar Hero grew out of his group). At this TED he addresses what is coming next.



Speaker Dan Ellsey: Musician
Speaker Tod Machover: Composer, inventor

Friday, May 02, 2008

Economist's View: "The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class"

The Economist's View: "The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class" a talk by Elizabeth Warren.



This is one of those, "of course this is how it is" moments that you never think of until someone places it right before you.

The video runs just short of an hour and contains a mass of data and correlations between various trends. One surprise was that more children go through their parents' bankruptcy than their parents' divorce.

This is an enlightening message.