Conference Saturdays: break the patterns of hate and dogma
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Conference Saturdays: break the patterns of hate and dogma

If you do nothing else for yourself or the world today, at least watch this 10 minute TEDTalk given by Zak Ebrahim. Break the patterns of hate and dogma.

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: back to camp, and digital lies
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Conference Saturdays: back to camp, and digital lies

Any conference which offers the opportunity to learn, share and connect is worth attending. That’s why I’ve registered for PodCamp Toronto.

Conference Saturdays: Transparency and accountability aren’t just buzzwords
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Conference Saturdays: Transparency and accountability aren’t just buzzwords

On their own, social media accounts and even participation don’t cause a new and improved level of understanding between the account holder and the audience.

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.

Can imagination save your life?
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Can imagination save your life?

Jarrett Krosoczka’s talk is loaded with passion and highlights the importance of imagination and creativity in life.

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?
By December 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

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
By November 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Conference Saturdays: There are no mistakes

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