You may know Matt Cutts primarily from his work at Google, where he takes care about search optimization. This talk however, which he held during Google I/O 2011 Ignite talks introduces his 30 day concept: Do or skip something for the next 30 days – because “the 30 days will pass so or so”. While his presentation skills are not astonishing – his topic surely is! Did you take a 30 day project? Leave a comment what it is about and how it worked out!
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Harald Lesch gives in his show “Leschs Kosmos” an introduction into the recognition of truth. He shows, that the truth is highly depending on the recepient and the intermediate elements. As a result the recognised truth is highly related to the context and as a result subjective. The final question: Is there a definite truth?
Enjoy this wondeful video focusing work-life balance. Especially for the early spring, when the weather invites you to enjoy the wonderful weather.
Recent talks with colleges, friends and meet ups uncovered an astonishing fact: Lot feel pressure in work. When further questioning possible causes for this pressure lot figured out that it does not concentrate on working tasks but in fact even appears in spare time. But if the root of this pressure is not only a work overload, lets have a look to an alternative cause. A plausible point may be a inapropriate time management. In my talks we figured out, that most of them have either no concrete time management …
Remember all the digital rights management (DRM) discussions at the beginning of the “new century”? Than you will be familiar with Larence Lessing and his publications like “code is law”. Since nowadays DRM as well as the adequate “unrighting” tools sucessfully entered everyones daily living Larence Lessing may have seen loosing his major topic. This might be one cause why he changed his focus slightly. A nice talk from Larence Lessing and Shepard Fairey recorded in 2009 in New York Pulic Library. In contrast to previous Lessings copyright “research” nowadays he sees the major decision points in politics.
Analyzing the impact of motivational elements researchers have figured out some tremendous results. These result point out that higher bonuses do not encourage better results. Instead other aspects like autonomy, mastery and purpose should be seen as most essential aspects, at least as the money-factor is of the table. Have a look to this amazing summarrizing talk in combination with this estetic visualisation.
Definetly one of the all time classics. I really fall in love with this magic composition from 2004. And there is much more at SenseiStudios.
Neil Postman, until his death in 2003, a well accepted Communication- and Mediatheorist at New York University has published back in 1985 his book “Amusing Ourselves to Death”. The following talk of “Technology and Society” handels the discussion of “How to remain saint in a furious speeded up technological society?”
What is the problem to which a particular technology is a solution?
Who’s problem is it? Who will benefit from a technology and who will pay for it?
Suppose we solve this decisively problem, what new problems may be created by solved the …
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“Why does a startup and vc firms exist?”
Economy development has no meaningful influence to the development of Technology (as Moores Law)
Exponential vs. linear presentation
Artificial evolution – Daniel Hillis
“The next 20 years of technology change will be equivalent to the last 100 years.” Ray Kurzweil ->Shorter Forecats Horizons, Perpetual future shock
“The Future is primarly driven by unpredictable events” Nassim Nicolas Taleb
“If everyone thinks your idea is good – its propably not a …