Allan Savory: How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change
Not at all what I expected. For just over half his talk, Savory discusses the issue of desertification, which many of you are familiar with. He (like many others) makes the case for restoring these deserts.
Then, in the last six minutes, he completely blows everyone’s minds. You just gotta see it.
Future of Learning - Gerd Leonhard
Thanks to http://www.learningtechnologies.co.uk/ for making this video available. Topics covered include the future of Social-Local-Mobile learning, new technologies that impact learning and training, the future of universities and institutions, new definitions of Learning… and much more. You can download the slides via http://gerd.fm/WmKnSq or just go to www.gerdcloud.com to download it and many other presos and my free books.
Is the increasing pace of automation just a technological issue? My reflections on Race Against the Machine
3D Printer for Living Things
Solve for X: Austen Heinz on democratizing creation
“Mindblowing presentation about future applications of DNA laser printer. Have you ever wondered how many years will pass since we as human species become able to “freely design” living organisms. This video prove it is quite near future.” via personalfactory:
The year is 1974, and Arthur C. Clarke is standing inside one of those cavernous computer centers that held the massive machines of the day.
He’s joined by an Australian television reporter with a gloriously enormous set of sideburns, and the reporter has brought his son, who’s about 5 or 6 years old. As those massive machines hum in the background, the reporter looks down at his son and asks Clarke what the boy’s life will be like in, yes, the year 2001.
Clarke — the science fiction writer who teamed with filmmaker Stanley Kubrick to give the world 2001: A Space Odyssey — is up to the task. And then some.
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