Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds
We asked three unique and lovely centenarians what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets.
The conversations that followed were remarkable. They talked about the importance of family, people, relationships and love. Their view on life, as an elderly citizen with a lot of experience is truly an inspiration and motivation. Enjoy the video! And please let us know what your thoughts are!
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Wonderful and special thanks to: Cliff Crozier (1915-2020), John Denerley (1914-2018), Emelia Tereza Harper (1913) , Leslie Masters, Ruby Martin, The Birchwood Grange.
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Producer: Marcel IJzerman
UK Producer: Anna Snowball
Director: Chris de Krijger
Script: Marcel IJzerman / Chris de Krijger
Camera: Marcel IJzerman
Sound recording: Tjeerd Melchers
Interviews: Anna Snowball
Editor: Marcel IJzerman
Sound engineering: Tjeerd Melchers
Music: Federico Durand
4. Chaplin, Part II (2007)
MIT 21L.011 The Film Experience, Fall 2013
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Instructor: David Thorburn
Continue discussion of Charlie Chaplin, comparing his films to those of Buster Keaton. Examples: Keaton's Cops, Chaplin's The Gold Rush, City Lights, and particularly Modern Times.
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Time for a Change: Introducing irreversible time in economics - Dr Ole Peters
An exploration of the remarkable consequences of using Boltzmann's 1870s probability theory and cutting-edge 20th Century mathematics in economic settings. An understanding of risk, market stability and economic inequality emerges.
The lecture presents two problems from economics: the leverage problem by how much should an investment be leveraged, and the St Petersburg paradox. Neither can be solved with the concepts of randomness prevalent in economics today. However, owing to 20th-century developments in mathematics these problems have complete formal solutions that agree with our intuition. The theme of risk will feature prominently, presented as a consequence of irreversible time.
Our conceptual understanding of randomness underwent a silent revolution in the late 19th century. Prior to this, formal treatments of randomness consisted of counting favourable instances in a suitable set of possibilities. But the development of statistical mechanics, beginning in the 1850s, forced a refinement of our concepts. Crucially, it was recognised that whether possibilities exist is often irrelevant -- only what really materialises matters. This finds expression in a different role of time: different states of the universe can really be sampled over time, and not just as a set of hypothetical possibilities. We are then faced with the ergodicity problem: is an average taken over time in a single system identical to an average over a suitable set of hypothetical possibilities? For systems in equilibrium the answer is generally yes, for non-equilibrium systems no. Economic systems are usually not well described as equilibrium systems, and the novel techniques are appropriate. However, having used probabilistic descriptions since the 1650s economics retains its original concepts of randomness to the present day.
The solution of the leverage problem is well known to professional gamblers, under the name of the Kelly criterion, famously used by Ed Thorp to solve blackjack. The solution can be phrased in many different ways, in gambling typically in the language of information theory. Peters pointed out that this is an application of the ergodicity problem and has to do with our notion of time. This conceptual insight changes the appearance of Kelly's work, Thorp's work and that of many others. Their work - fiercely rejected by leading economists in the 1960s and 1970s - is not an oddity of a specific case of an unsolvable problem solved. Instead, it is a reflection of a deeply meaningful conceptual shift that allows the solution of a host of other problems.
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website:
Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently nearly 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website.
Trump-driven polarization reflects divergent views of America’s future - Part 2
On Monday, Oct. 29, Governance Studies at Brookings and PRRI hosted an event to release this year’s American Values Survey.
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Managing Schools to Improve Teacher Performance: John King
John King, Commissioner of Education and President of the University of New York, speaks about the challenges of college- and career-readiness among high school students at the 2013 Social Enterprise Leadership Forum: Managing Schools to Improve Teacher Performance.
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With an introduction by Ray Fisman, Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise, and Co-director of the Social Enterprise Program Columbia Business School.
GOTO 2016 • Farley's Laws • Dave Farley
This presentation was recorded at GOTO Amsterdam 2016
Dave Farley - Co-Author of Continuous Delivery
We are not as smart as we think we are. Even us software developers!
What we think of as reality isn't. When we think we are being rational, we are not. When we listen to experts and trust in their wisdom, we are fooling ourselves. [...]
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UCL Beyond Boundaries Session 11: Achieving Inclusive Wealth – Full Session
Watch the full closing session of UCL’s Beyond Boundaries: Realising the UN Sustainable Development Goals, session 11 Achieving Inclusive Wealth, bringing together world-leading intellectuals on ecology, macroeconomics, digital democracy and race.
Chaired by Anthony Costello, Professor of Global Health and Sustainable Development and a former director at the World Health Organization, the panel discussed the world’s most pressing political, economic and ecological challenges.
This session featured Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge; Professor Wendy Carlin, UCL professor of economics, adviser to the UK office of budget responsibility, and author of Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System; Carole Cadwalladr, an award-winning journalist and author, who exposed the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, and whose TED talk Facebook's role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy” has had four million views and Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Director of the UCL Institute for Global Health, who runs a global health research programme that addresses major diseases affecting vulnerable groups.
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WFA Webinar: How marketing can change the world?
Four of the best presentations I've seen in this business...ever, said Airbnb's Geoff Seeley when judging these same four presentations back in March this year at Global Marketer Week in Lisbon.
By popular demand, the team is back! And you get to vote for your favorite...With just ten minutes each, our four inspirational speakers will make the case for how they believe marketing can change the world: Belinda Smith, Global Head of Media, Electronic Arts, on how marketing can promote ethnic diversity; Adrian Lovett, President and CEO, World Wide Web Foundation, on how marketing can deliver a better worldwide web; Paul Kemp-Robertson, Co-founder, Contagious, on how marketing can be a force for good in society; Jon Wilkins, Chairman, Karmarama, on how marketing can deliver meaningful human experiences.
Aging and the Normal Brain, Dr. Carol Barnes
With Dr. Carol Barnes, University of Arizona.
As a person ages, changes occur in all areas of the body – including the brain. Typically we identify memory loss as a sign of an aging brain. But when does forgetting cross the line from normal aging to something more serious? Dr. Barnes, a leading authority on how aging affects the brain, discusses how memory is changed during normal aging, as distinguished from pathological conditions.
The Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus provides a forum where Members and staff can interact directly with preeminent researchers responsible for important scientific discoveries. Many of the stunning advances, made possible by NIH funding, highlighted in these presentations have led to improved understanding of the cause, treatment, and prevention of human disease.
A Conversation with Dan Tishman '77
Faculty emeritus, Oscar Soule interviews Dan Tishman '77 on a range of topics including Tishman's passion for the environment, his company's rebuilding of the World Trade Center, and how his Evergreen education shaped his approach to business. This event occurred on May 19, 2012 as part of the Evergreen's 40th Anniversary celebration, Return to Evergreen.
Capacity Classroom: People Crisis in the Arts
We are in the midst of a people crisis in the arts. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, every time a company replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 months’ salary. It happens far too often, and when it does, projects get stalled, institutional knowledge is lost, and progress is delayed while recruiting and training someone new. Major roles in marketing, development, and leadership sit empty. There are high standards for creative excellence on stage and in galleries, but sometimes a lack of standards, focus, and excellence when it comes to how we manage the people working to support those stages and galleries.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to have a “people-first” culture at your organization and how to nurture your best and brightest in leadership by valuing them every day. You’ll also see this in action with an in-depth look at Capacity Interactive’s journey.
Remembering and the Brain: Can Brain Scans Detect Memories?
(October 23, 2009) Stanford Professor of psychology and neuroscience, Anthony Wagner PhD, discusses how the brain supports memory for everyday events, and will evaluate whether mind reading with brain imaging can detect when a person remembers the past and how this might be used as evidence in a court of law.
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Big five for life: Wie Du Deinen Zweck der Existenz findest - John Strelecky | Tobias Beck
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John Strelecky, geboren am 13. September 1969 in Chicago, ist ein amerikanischer Bestsellerautor, Trainer, Redner und Erfinder des Konzeptes Big Five for Life. Nach seinem College Abschluss arbeitete er fünf Jahre als Strategieberater für Unternehmen. 2002 kündigte er dann seinen Job und reiste mit seiner Frau neun Monate lang um die Welt. Diese Reise änderte seine Sicht auf das Leben. Nach seiner Rückkehr schrieb er innerhalb von drei Wochen sein erstes Buch Das Café am Rande der Welt. Sein Debüt wurde eines der erfolgreichsten Sachbücher der 2010er Jahre im deutschsprachigen Raum. Auf diesen Erfolg folgten Bücher, in denen er die Philosophie hinter dem Konzept Big Five for Life erklärt: die persönlichen Lebensziele bzw. die wichtigsten Dinge, die eine Person in ihrem Leben tun und erleben möchte, metaphorisch angelehnt an die fünf großen Tiere einer Afrika-Safari (Löwe, Büffel, Leopard, Giraffe, Elefant). Insgesamt haben sich Streleckys Bücher mehr als drei Millionen Mal verkauft und wurden in mehr als 30 Sprachen übersetzt.
Erlebe John Strelecky Live in Deutschland am 27. und 28.04.2019 in Wiesbaden auf der:
Buch “The Big Five for Life: Was wirklich zählt im Leben” von John Strelecky
Buch “Das Café am Rande der Welt: eine Erzählung über den Sinn des Lebens” von John Strelecky
Buch “Wiedersehen im Café am Rande der Welt: Eine inspirierende Reise zum eigenen Selbst” von John Strelecky
The Founder Summit am 27. und 28.04.2019 in Wiesbaden mit John Strelecky
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Masterclass of Personality Sichere Dir jetzt 25% Rabatt auf Deine Buchung mit dem Gutscheincode: PODCAST25
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Gilbert & George & Hans Ulricht Obrist | Artist talk
Gilbert & George samtalar med curator Hans Ulrich Obrist om ett konstnärskap som sträcker sig över 50 år. Samtalet blir en resa genom fem sekler från 1967 fram till idag. Samtalet tar sin utgångspunkt från hur de som unga konstnärer börjar att leva sin egen konst som levande och sjungande skulpturer. Samtalet handlar vidare om deras tanke om en konst för alla, om deras arbete med tillgängliga böcker, vägen till deras alldeles unika bildspråk och om övergången från analog till digital teknik.
Samtalet ägde rum på Moderna Museet i Stockholm 7 februari 2019 i samband med utställningen Gilbert & George: The Great Exhibition som visas på Moderna Museet i Stockholm 9 februari–12 maj 2019.
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To Be Unapologetically Ungoogley: Why STEM Diversity Fails Women of Color
Kimberly A. Scott, Ed.D., Arizona State University
“During this lecture, any statements made or materials presented do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Illinois, or its respective colleges, departments, employees, agents, or affiliates.”
1984 Computer: Tool for the Future -Nat.Geo. Vintage Educational Video; microchips; graphics; music
Original, Unedited vintage educational film by National Geographic focusing on the history of computers, published in 1984. Shared for its educational value and historical commentary. Rescued from an older copy, originally part of Rhode Island College video library. Content is well worth preserving. Copyright is owned by National Geographic Society. Your comments are welcome. ---
With thanks to the Rhode Island College video library.
- New title slides added, otherwise it is 100% original footage.
- Run time about 25 mins. Color.
Computing Technology TOPICS include:
Microchips and how they are made and used
Computer generated music
Computer Graphics, 3D Simulators, Robotics
Computer Animation in Motion Pictures (e.g. Star Trek II)
Computerized Manufacturing; Bionics; and more
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레드벨벳 웬디 - 훈데르트바서 전시회 영어 오디오 가이드
WENDY (Red Velvet) - English Audio Guide for Hundertwasser 2016 Special Exhibition in Seoul, 2016.12.14~2017.03.12
Our Ocean Planet in Three Acts: Staggering Diversity, Scary News & Reasons for Hope
Join Shaw Institute and Dr. Nancy Knowlton, Ph.D. for the second installment of Planet In Crisis: Science & Survival.
Coral reefs dying, fish populations collapsing, diversity loss and acidic oceans choking with plastic. A torrent of frightening news suggests we have done irreparable damage to marine life. But have we inflicted permanent harm? Renowned marine biologist Nancy Knowlton thinks not. The 2020 recipient of the International Coral Reef Society’s Darwin Medal brings us a picture of resilience, recovery and hope.
World Mental Health Day Roundtable
A Roundtable on the theme of Mental Health for All with global thought leaders Joseph McGuire, Dr Susie Mitchell, Mike Stevenson, Theresa Herzog and Simon Haigh. The Roundtable is hosted by Dr David Clive Price, who also officially launches his new book Hidden Demons: How to Overcome Fear, Anxiety and Addiction to Thrive in Uncertain Times. For more info on his new book, see:
January 20, 2021 CLE: Diversity Forum
A conversation with our legal community regarding diversity, equity and inclusion.
Washington Supreme Court, Justice Steven Gonzalez
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt CEO, Graciela Cowger
CCBA President, Christie Emrich
CCPAO Chief Criminal Deputy, Camara Banfield
Court Interpreter Service Administration, Cindy Nosko
YWCA Bilingual Outreach Specialist and Legal Clinic Coordinator, Ana Sifuentes
CCVLP Executive Director, Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Jensen Hughes Assistant Corporate Counsel, Pamela Loh