Tag Archives: Ted Talks

Where in the world is it easiest to get rich?

The data cited in this video are quite surprising and will confound your priors.   Take the 15 minutes to view it.  Well worth your time. Our good friend tweeted this out today. There is nothing socialist about the Nordic countries. … Continue reading

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Larry Page: Where’s Google going next? – TED Talks

Onstage at TED2014, Charlie Rose interviews Google CEO Larry Page about his far-off vision for the company. It includes aerial bikeways and internet balloons … and then it gets even more interesting, as Page talks through the company’s recent acquisition … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: Elon Musk’s Ted Talk

One of our heroes.  Worth your time. Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include … Continue reading

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Fast Future: The Rise of the Millennial Generation – Ted Talks

Interesting talk on the up and coming generation. In this inspiring talk David Burstein talks to us about the Millennials, the generation currently coming of age and as David shows us — they’re going to change everything. About David Burstein … Continue reading

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Are the Droids Taking Our Jobs? MUST VIEW!

We really hope Fed Chairman Bernanke sees this Ted Talk by Andrew McAfee, a management research scientist at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.    QE∞ will not rollback the technological  forces that are shaping the global labor market and risks … Continue reading

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Tedtalks: The Informal/Underground Economy

Fascinating lecture on the world’s informal/underground economy.  Thanks to Mark Perry at Daily Markets for bringing it to our attention. Robert Neuwirth spent four years among the chaotic stalls of street markets, talking to pushcart hawkers and gray marketers, to … Continue reading

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China: The SIC BRIC

Great Ted talk titled,  Behind the Great Firewall of China.  China has 500 million internet users so it’s worth a listen. Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: 3D Printing 2.0

We’ve already posted a couple of pieces on 3D printing (see here and here).  Lisa Harouni does a good job in this video presenting the next big thing that will revolutionize manufacturing.  Total disruptive and transformative technology. Imagine having your … Continue reading

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