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  • Nathan Eagle - How My Phone Can Predict What I'll Be Doing MP3

    Our cellphones are watching us! In this session from the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference 2005, Nathan Eagle introduces research conducted at the MIT Media Lab that shows how publicly available data from mobile devices can be used to observe and predict the activities of individuals and groups. At the end of this short talk, Eagle examines the privacy dangers inherent in the analysis of the data already being collected ...

    08.05.2006

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    08.05.2006

  • Dr. Daniel Amen - SPECT and the Future of Mental Health MP3

    Dr. Daniel Amen has been using brain imaging in clinical practice for the past fourteen years. His clinics now have the world's largest database of brain scans related to behavior. The work has given him many insights on better ways to improve patient care and prevent illnesses that are so expensive to our society. In this entertaining keynote from Accelerating Change 2005, Dr. Amen shares the lessons he has learned ...

    07.05.2006

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  • Scott Gatz - Yahoo's Content Syndication Ecosystem MP3

    Yahoo! has been one of the leading companies in the field of content syndication. and has been working to create a Content Syndication Ecosystem where publishers, advertisers, and customers are able to interact. Scott Gatz, Yahoo!'s senior director of personalization products, describes how Yahoo has been able to create an environment where customers get the experience they need; while allowing publishers to develop ...

    06.05.2006

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  • William Quigley - Emerging Opportunities for Telephony Entrepreneurs MP3

    William Quigley, managing director of Clearstone Venture Partners, believes that the incumbent RBOCs will remain strong as they continue to reinvent and reinvest in infrastructure. Where are the emerging opportunities in telephony? Mr. Quigley identifies two areas for telephony entrepeneurs. First, focus on areas in which the big RBOCs are not as strong - applications and managed services. Second, with projections t...

    05.05.2006

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    05.05.2006

  • Erica Jong - Tech Nation MP3

    Dr. Moria Gunn speaks with 70's icon Erica Jong. Best known for her novel "Fear of Flying," Jong is back with a new memoir, "Seducing the Demon." This edition of TechNation looks back on what exactly changed during that heady time.

    04.05.2006

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    04.05.2006

  • Michael Morrissey - BioTech Nation MP3

    Dr. Moria Gunn speaks with Michael Morrissey, Executive Vice President for Drug Discovery at Exelixis, talks about their efforts in discovering new drugs for cancer research. And BioIssue of the Week, science journalist David Ewing Duncan talks about the economics of the biotech industry.

    04.05.2006

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  • Tamara Draut - Tech Nation MP3

    Dr Moira Gunn speaks with Tamara Draut, the Director of the Economic Opportunity Program at Demos, a New York City-based public policy center. Draut is the author of the book "Strapped -- Why America's 20- and 30- Somethings Can't Get Ahead." We'll find out why young people today just can't get ahead.

    04.05.2006

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    04.05.2006

  • Alan Cox - Computer Security - The Next 50 Years MP3

    Security and validation are critical issues in computing, and the next fifty years will be harder than the last. There are a number of proven programming techniques and design approaches which are already helping to harden our modern systems, but each of these must be carefully balanced with usability in order to be effective. In this talk, Alan Cox, fellow at Red Hat Linux, explores the future of what may be the b...

    03.05.2006

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  • Emotional Life - Bloggercon III MP3

    How do blogs allow us to break free of our bone boxes and connect with each other? How are we fastening ourselves to our posts and to other people? What kinds of relationships are we building through blogging? Which sections of ourselves do we let others see? How do we choose what goes into our blogs? Find out as Julie Leung leads the Emotional Life session at Bloggercon III.

    04.12.2004

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    04.12.2004

  • Ben Saunders - The New Explorers MP3

    On his latest expedition in February 2004, Ben Saunders set out from Cape Arktichevsky in Northern Siberia in an attempt to be the first person in the world to make a complete crossing of the frozen Arctic Ocean in a 1,240-mile journey ending in Canada, solo and unsupported. The expedition was a traumatic one: out of the four solo attempts, Ben was the only one to reach the North Pole.

    27.11.2004

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