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Beautiful time-lapse video of the Earth from ISS

December 28, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment | 314 views
Beautiful time-lapse video of the Earth from ISS

Watch this beautiful time-lapse video of the International Space Station’s view from space.  This short time-lapse video edited by Michael König pieces together some truly stunning photographs taken between August and October 2011 above places …

Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything

June 19, 2011 – 9:30 am | No Comment | 400 views
Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything

Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
In this fun and entertaining talk at the University of California recorded shortly before his death, he shares …

Best of Hans Rosling

March 27, 2011 – 2:53 pm | No Comment | 1,218 views
Best of Hans Rosling

Even the most worldly and well-traveled among us will have their perspectives shifted by Hans Rosling. A professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, his current work focuses on dispelling common myths about the …

Project Tuva

February 28, 2011 – 9:46 am | No Comment | 152 views
Project Tuva

Bill Gates has bought the rights to Richard Feynman’s lectures, The Character of Physical Law, and has put them on the web with the help of the Microsoft Research team. The historic lectures with lots …

Leonardo: The Most Expressive Robot in the World Today!

February 12, 2011 – 1:33 pm | One Comment | 3,651 views
Leonardo: The Most Expressive Robot in the World Today!

At MIT, Cynthia Breazeal and her team are building robots with social intelligence that communicate and learn the same way people do. Her favorite robot is Leonardo. Leonardo is the most expressive robot in the …

Jeff Hawkins: What is the Source of Intelligence?

October 13, 2010 – 4:08 am | No Comment | 408 views
Jeff Hawkins: What is the Source of Intelligence?

While Jeff Hawkins was creating the Palm Pilot, launching the era of handheld computing and amassing hundreds of millions of dollars, a big part of his mind was somewhere else: His true passion is something …