MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte takes you on a journey through the last 30 years of tech. His prediction for the future? Ingestion of knowledge…literally swallowing a pill that deposits information in the brain we have traditionally internalized through reading and listening. A MUST view 20 minute video! http://mrmck.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/nicholas-negropontes-prediction-for-the-future-ingesting-information-video-1944/
Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen - Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.
How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz — then, from Hans’ son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ignorant.