Miranda Wang [ 20 JUN 2018 | Waste Management | 15:33 ]At this point you’ve definitely seen pictures of the great Pacific Gyre every year over 12 million tons of plastics into our oceans it takes on average 500 to
Giada Gerboni [ 14 JUN 2018 | Biomimicry | 9:27 ] So, robots. Robots can be programmed to do the same task millions of times with minimal error, something very difficult for us, right? And it can be very
Gretchen Bakke [ 5 JUN 2018 | Urban Design | 35:06 ] The Goethe-Institut and Speculative Life Cluster (Concordia University) Conference on Automated Environments at the Canadian Centre for Architecture on November 1, 2017. Gretchen Bach holds a PhD from
Sal Khan [ 1 MAR 2018 | Reinventing Education | 1:01:06 ] at Google HQ summarizing the Khan Academy story for a National Teacher of the Year event.
Zeynep Tufekci [ 16 JAN 2018 | Machine Learning ] speaks at Dartmouth’s Neukom Institute.
Matthew Walker [20 DEC 2017 | Sleep Engineering ] It’s a delight and privilege to be here and I would like to start with testicles. Men who sleep 5 hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who
Gabriel Wyner [ 18 DEC 2017 | Bilingualism | 16:27 ] There’s a myth when it comes to language. And that myth is that children are exceptionally good at learning languages and that we lose that gift when we grow
Zeynep Tufecki [17 NOV 2017 | Machine Learning ] When people voice fears of artificial intelligence, very often, they invoke images of humanoid robots run amok. You know, Terminator. That might be something to consider, but that’s a distant
Jimmie Durham [ 31 OCT 2017 | 5:05 ] I don’t like self portraits. I’ve done hundreds of them by now because I got into it. We had some canvas in our place and I laid it on the floor
Radhika Nagpal [ 6 OCT 2017 | Biomimicry ] In my early days as a graduate student, I went on a snorkeling trip off the coast of the Bahamas. I’d actually never swum in the ocean before, so it was