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Videos tagged with visionaries (26)

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Century Imperative for Engineering History

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Centur...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:36:00 | 4156 views

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...

The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World

The Way David Macaulay Works: Findi...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:23:00 | 2716 views

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...

The Enernet

The Enernet

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:01:00 | 3242 views

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...

Bridging the Delivery Gap to Global Health

Bridging the Delivery Gap to Global...

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Added 3 years ago | 00:49:32 | 2254 views

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...

Global Health Equity

Global Health Equity

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:11:00 | 3476 views

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...

Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind

Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinki...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:24:00 | 3118 views

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 ...

Worms, Life and Death: Cell Suicide in Development and Disease

Worms, Life and Death: Cell Suicide...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 2744 views

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...

One Laptop per Child: Revolutionizing How the World's Children Engage in Learning

One Laptop per Child: Revolutionizi...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:11:00 | 2578 views

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...

Alan Turing: Codebreaker and AI Pioneer

Alan Turing: Codebreaker and AI Pio...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 00:59:37 | 4441 views

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 ...

iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It

iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Ic...

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Added 3 years ago | 00:41:47 | 3523 views

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...

Relearning Learning--Applying the Long Tail to Learning

Relearning Learning--Applying the L...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:42:00 | 2493 views

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...

The Art of Engineering

The Art of Engineering

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 2965 views

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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