Conference Saturdays: investigative journalism and the social web
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Conference Saturdays: investigative journalism and the social web

Markham Nolan tells TEDxHousesOfParliament the tools of investigative journalism have never been more accessible, affordable and necessary.

Conference Saturdays: When in doubt have cultists attack
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Conference Saturdays: When in doubt have cultists attack

What can communicators, community-builders and campaign organizers learn from Dungeons and Dragons? Julien Smith explains.

Conference Saturdays: Perhaps the other camp has a point
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Conference Saturdays: Perhaps the other camp has a point

NYU Professor Jonathan Haidt uses asteroids as a metaphor for the west’s collision course with hyper-partisanship.

Conference Saturdays: creativity, risk and smart failure
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Conference Saturdays: creativity, risk and smart failure

There’s little margin for error because conventional thinking still fears risk. It want the benefits, just without the failure.

Conference Saturdays: Israel and Iran. A love story?
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Conference Saturdays: Israel and Iran. A love story?

Can a digital image created by one person erase milliennia of indoctrined-conflict? Can his poster really signal a change in the course of diplomacy?

Conference Saturdays: big data
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Conference Saturdays: big data

Data, indeed even medium and small data, are critical to informed decision making provided you’re focused on the goal. Perhaps more importantly is how you apply knowledge gained from analysis.

Conference Saturdays: Listen, learn … then lead
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Conference Saturdays: Listen, learn … then lead

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal has had to re-learn his approach to leadership several times over his decades in the military.

Conference Saturdays: Rethinking America’s military strategy
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Conference Saturdays: Rethinking America’s military strategy

All of this talk about the conflict in the Middle East this week reminded me of a fascinating TED Talk by Thomas Barnett. In it he explores a new structure for military organizations — for the US in particular.

Conference Saturdays: There are no mistakes
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Conference Saturdays: There are no mistakes

Studying how practitioners of other disciplines approach their work can help you create innovative solutions.

Conference Saturdays: The Giacometti Code
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Conference Saturdays: The Giacometti Code

Communicators, indeed everyone, can learn new ways of advancing their craft by looking at creators and personalities of all sorts.

Conference Saturdays: How the Internet will (one day) transform government
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Conference Saturdays: How the Internet will (one day) transform government

Whether open-source is your cup of tea or not, there are many lessons to learn from how participants in that community work together to achieve a goal.

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Conference Saturdays: The ascension of the President

At TEDxHousesofParliament, Mark Forsyth told the story behind the ascension of the President from demeaning placeholder to a title of stature.