Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education

Description of Higher Education Video from Dartmouth: “Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education” Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore College, presented a public lecture at Dartmouth on October 23rd in Filene Auditorium. President Hrabowski explored problems of underrepresentation in the sciences, from minorities in the United States to…

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Educational Innovations for the Future

Description of Educational Innovations Video from Harvard: Joel Klein, chief executive officer of Amplify and former chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, discusses innovation in education at the Askwith Forum on Monday, October 1.

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Singularity University

Despite the staggering economy, researchers agree that technology advances will only accelerate. This is known as theory of singularity, which states that artificial intelligence will soon surpass human intelligence. Sound scary? Don’t worry, Ray Kurzweil has found a way to deal with this inevitability called Singularity University. Singularity University is Kurzweil’s vision that will allow…

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What the World Can Learn from Educational Change in Finland

University Video Description from Harvard: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland? Pasi Sahlberg, director general of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, discussed Finland’s approach to education at the Askwith Forum on Tuesday, April 23.

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Deep Inside Facebook

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Director of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfein takes us on a trip inside the innovative culture of Facebook. In this illuminating conversation with STVP Executive Director Tina Seelig, Goldfein explains why code wins arguments, employees must have the right to take risks, and how Facebook strives to remain a hungry, yet humble,…

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Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Description of Columbia Business School Video: On September 7, 2012 the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School filmed “Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?” The event brought together individuals with a breadth of experiences and viewpoints to explore questions around the promise and risks of innovation in financial…

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India’s Hidden Hotbeds of Invention

Presentation video description from TED: Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world’s unsung inventors — indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people’s lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need — and gain the recognition they deserve. Anil Gupta created the…

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Innovating Media Models for a Mobile Consumer

Description of Columbia Business School Video: At the BRITE ’13 Conference Liz Schimel (Chief Digital Officer, Meredith National Media Group) talks with Ava Seave (Principal, Quantum Media Group) about the challenges faced by consumers that are always “on the go.” What does that mean for the brands that want to reach them? Is it about…

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Creating a Culture of Rapid Experimentation

Description of Columbia Business School Video: At the BRITE ’13 conference, Kaaren Hanson, Vice President of Design Innovation, Intuit, talks about how to build successful innovative campaigns in your company by empowering employees at all levels to run fast, cheap experiments, and challenging them to bring that learning and data into the discussion, allowing the…

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The Power of Big Data in a Networked World

Description of Columbia Business School Video: At the BRITE ’13 conference, David Rogers, Executive Director of BRITE, speaks to the power of “big data” generated by a world of social networks, mobile computing, and billions of smart sensors. Big data poses new challenges, and demands new kinds of leadership from CEOs and marketers alike. But…

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