Tag Archives: summer fun

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.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.



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


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


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