Defending Reality

Defending Reality

Supasorn Suwajanakorn  [ Machine Learning ] Look at these images and tell me which Obama here is real. . . . to help families refinance their homes, to invest in things like high-tech manufacturing, clean energy and the infrastructure that creates good new jobs . . . Anyone? The answer is, “none of them.” None of these is actually real. Let me tell

Wilderness Retreating

Wilderness Retreating

Susan Cain [ Bias Networks ] I’m here to talk to you about three terrible, awful mistakes that I think that you’re probably making in your work lives and quite possibly in your personal relationships as well. The good news is that I’m also going to tell you how to fix these mistakes. I’m just going to jump right in and tell you

Maria Polinsky

Maria Polinsky

Maria Polinsky [ Bilingualism ] It’s very common to assume when people talk about language that everyone speaks a particular language and speaks it well. and this assumption comes from large countries with large dominant languages like English in the United States or Russian in Russia or Chinese or Mandarin in China. So you have a large country, everyone’s supposed to learn the

Hacking The Pentagon

Hacking The Pentagon

Eddie Izzard [ Storytelling ] Edward John “Eddie” Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. His comedic style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue, and self-referential pantomime.The Computer Encore is from his 1997 Glorious performance at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. The full show is a glorious 99 minutes long and, strangely enough, appears to be the only Full Show not available