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05/02/2008 2:00 PM Bartos theaterDavid P. Billington, Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering; Princeton University; Description: Great civil engineers finds an aesthetic appropriate for their building's material and structure, asserts...
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04/01/2008 6:00 PM 32"123David Macaulay, Author, IllustratorDescription: This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay'simagination, prepare to soar over Rome's great monuments, raft within th...
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03/04/2008 4:00 PM 34"101Robert Metcalfe, '68, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners; Founder, 3Com CorporationDescription: One of telecom's living legends, Robert Metcalfe, has signed on to MIT's Energy Initiative, and gone about m...
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11/19/2007 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumDr. Jim Yong Kim, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard Medical School; Board of Directors, Partners in Health Description: Jim Yong Kim and Partners in Health are parad...
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11/15/2007 4:00 PM Kirsch 32"123Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners in HealthDescription: Don't foolishly advise Paul Farmer that his bold projects can't succeed. For the past 20 years, Farmer's been toppling orthodoxies concerning the deliv...
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09/12/2007 3:00 PM 32G-449Marvin Minsky, Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences; ; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceDescription: Contemporary artificial intelligence researchers (as well as neurologists and ...
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04/24/2007 4:30 PM 32-123H. Robert Horvitz, '68, David H. Koch Professor of Biology, MITDescription: A microscopic roundworm has come to play a dominant role in some of the most pivotal medical research of our time. In the labs of Rober...
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01/17/2007 7:00 PM Walter Bender, SM '80, Senior Research Scientist, MIT Media LabDescription: In an informal conversation with an MIT Museum audience, Walter Bender describes the mission and progress of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) v...
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11/30/2006 6:15 PM 32-123B. Jack Copeland, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing, University of Canterbury, New ZealandDescription: The code-breaking work at Bletchley Park, which helped ...
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09/28/2006 11:00 AM Walker Morss HallSteve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple ComputerDescription: Steve Wozniak tells the tale of Apple's early years with such illuminating details and brio that engineers (and ordinary mortals) will feel they'd...
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12/01/2006 8:30 AM Tang Center/WongJohn Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar, USCDescription: In a digitally connected, rapidly evolving world, we must transcend the traditional Cartesian models of learning that prescribe -pouring knowledge int...
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04/26/2006 4:00 PM WongJames Dyson, Inventor and Founder, Dyson Corporation; Description: Thank goodness some inventors specialize in ways to make our lives a little easier, especially around the house. Borrowing a page from Buckminste...
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