David Lewis’ constructive Summer Time Wasters

David Lewis from IUPUI put together this nice collection of videos to while away the summer hours.

TED Talks

Richard Baraniuk on open-source learning | Video on TED.com TED Talks Rice University professor Richard Baraniuk explains the vision behind Connexions, his open-source, online education system.

http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_baraniuk_on_open_source_learning.html

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

Yochai Benkler on the new open-source economics | Video on …

TED Talks Yochai Benkler explains how collaborative projects like Wikipedia and Linux represent the next stage of human organization.

http://www.ted.com/talks/yochai_benkler_on_the_new_open_source_economics.html

Clay Shirky on institutions vs. collaboration | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In this prescient 2005 talk, Clay Shirky shows how closed groups and companies will give way to looser networks where small contributors have big …

http://www.ted.com/talks/clay_shirky_on_institutions_versus_collaboration.html

Jimmy Wales on the birth of Wikipedia | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled “a ragtag band of volunteers,” gave them tools for collaborating and created Wikipedia, the self …

http://www.ted.com/talks/jimmy_wales_on_the_birth_of_wikipedia.html

Charles Leadbeater on innovation | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn’t just for professionals anymore.

http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_leadbeater_on_innovation.html

Other

Clay Shirky Keynote at Web 2.0 Expo “Where do we get the time”

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2708219489770693816

Web 2.0 Expo NY: Clay Shirky (shirky.com) It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

http://web2expo.blip.tv/file/1277460/

Malcolm Gladwell on the challenge of hiring in the modern world. From “Stories from the Near Future,” the 2008 New Yorker Conference.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/video/conference/2008/gladwell

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