Clay Shirky: How cellphones, Twitter, Facebook can make history

I want to talk about the transformed media landscape, and what it means for anybody who has a message that they want to get out to anywhere in the world. And I want to illustrate that by telling a couple of stories about that transformation. I’ll start here. Last November there was a presidential election. You probably read […]

Judson Brewer – Simple Way to Break Bad Habits (Condensed Talk)

When I was first learning to meditate- the instruction was simply pay attention to my breath and when my mind wandered, to bring it back. The instruction was simple enough but I was missing something really important. So why is it so hard to pay attention? It turns out that we’re fighting one of the most evolutionarily conserved […]

Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

– I’M SURE YOU HEARD THERE’S LOTS OF STUFF GOING ON WITH APPLE THESE DAYS, HUH? THERE’S A NEW IPHONE 6 AND AN IWATCH AND– DON’T GET EXCITED. I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING FOR YOU. THEY’RE LIKE, “OH, SHE’S GONNA GIVE US ONE.” UH-UH. I GOT NOTHING. THEY ANNOUNCED SOMETHING THAT’S CALLED APPLE PAY. DID YOU HEAR ABOUT APPLE […]

N. Korea-U.S. working-level talks break down as differences remain unresolved

despite hopes for a breakthrough and negotiations between North Korea and the u.s. their working level talks on Saturday broke down as the two sides failed to reach a compromise Pyongyang says the u.s. came empty handed which Washington countered by saying it brought creative ideas at the table our eg1 has a full story the much-anticipated working-level […]

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