4,001Sep 23, 2009
Book Discussion on Total Recall
Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell talked about their book Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything (Dutton; September 17, 2009). Mr. Gemmell gave an illustrated ...
2,047Dec 13, 2011
Book Discussion on Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson talked about the personal life, professional career, inspiration, and legacy of Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Computers. Walter Isaacson spoke with John Hollar at the ...
1,784Mar 7, 2012
Book Discussion on Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
George Dyson talked about the team, led by John von Neumann, who built the first computer at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and the impact of that work on other fields of ...
1,545Apr 6, 2011
Book Discussion on The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
Steven Levy talked about how Google operates and the impact it has had. He was given full access to the company for two years and interviewed hundreds of current and former employees for his ...
1,448Oct 25, 2011
Book Discussion on Worm: The First Digital World War
Mark Bowden, author of Worm: The First Digital World War and T.J. Campana, senior program manager for the Digital Crimes Unit at Microsoft, talked about the Conficker. This computer ...
1,411Mar 28, 2012
Book Discussion on The Idea Factory
Jon Gertner talked about the history of Bell Labs and the inventions it produced. During this event, Mr. Gertner was interviewed on stage by Dave Iverson. He also responded to ...
1,022May 8, 2013
Book Discussion on Lean In
Sheryl Sandberg talked about her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, in which she explores why it’s still difficult for women to achieve leadership roles in the United ...
1,018Mar 14, 2013
Book Discussion on The Age of Edison
Ernest Freeberg recounts Thomas Edison’s creation of the incandescent light bulb in 1879. The author reports on the way that electrical light transformed the way people lived and worked and ...
905Apr 25, 2011
Book Discussion on Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-Founder of Microsoft
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, talked about his memoir. During this event he was interviewed by Jose Antonio Vargas, former Washington Post reporter and senior contributing editor ...
578Apr 29, 2013
Book Discussion on The Martian's Daughter
Professor Marina von Neumann Whitman talked about her book The Martian’s Daughter: A Memoir, in which she chronicles her life and work. Professor Whitman was the first female to ...
300Feb 19, 2013
Book Discussion on Citizenville
Gavin Newsom talked about his book, Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government, in which he argues that technological innovation can be used to improve our ...
210May 9, 2012
Politics in the Digital Age
Panelists talked about the history of the use of computers and technology to predict election results. They traced the integration of communication and computer technologies in news rooms since ...
197Apr 17, 2013
Innovation and Technology
Curt Carlson talked with John Markoff about the inventions his SRI International company has pioneered in the world of computing and medicine, and commented on some of the projects still in ...