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Authors@Google: Elizabeth Gilbert

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The Authors@Google program presents Elizabeth Gilbert author of "Eat, Pray Love": A New York Times bestseller, Eat, Pray, Love is the story of the author, in her early 30s, dividing a year equally among three dissimil...

Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy?

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Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" let's us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.

Authors@Google: Marci Alboher & Tim Ferriss

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Authors Marci Alboher & Tim Ferriss discuss their books "One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success" and "The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich," as part of the Auth...

Seymour Hersh: Mario Savio Memorial Lecture

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One of America's premier investigative journalists, Seymour Hersh shocked the world with his expose of the military's treatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. His revelation of the My Lai massacre and its cover-up during...

Inside VMware Fusion

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Join Ben Gertzfield of VMware for a look behind the curtain at virtualization on the Mac, the technology that frees operating systems from their earthly hardware chains. Similar in spirit to the ideals of the micro...

Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice

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Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.

Authors@Google: Michael Bloomberg

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits Google's Mountain View, CA, headquarters for a conversation with Google VP Sheryl Sandberg.

Best Practices in Javascript Library Design

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This talk explores all the techniques used to build a robust, reusable, cross-platform JavaScript Library. We'll look at how to write a solid JavaScript API, show you how to use functional programming to create contai...

Hans Rosling: Stats that reshape your world-view

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With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling uses an amazing new presentation tool, Gapminder, to present data that debunks several myths about world development. Rosling is professor of ...

Conversations With History – John Mearsheimer & Steve Walt

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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professors John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Steve Walt of Harvard University for a discussion of how domestic politics influences the making of U.S. policy o...

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