Posts Tagged ‘learn’

Malcolm Gladwell: What we can learn from spaghetti sauce

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

www.ted.com Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes — including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at http
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Matt Confesses: Where the Hell is Matt? Video an ‘Elaborate Hoax’

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Matt Harding’s Where the Hell is Matt (2008): www.youtube.com Full-resolution chart image: tinyurl.com Viral video sensation Matt Harding responds to accusations on YouTube that his Where the Hell is Matt? video was faked. In a startling confession, Harding reveals the entire thing was actually a big-budget marketing campaign featuring elaborate CGI, animatronic puppets, and a submerged 747 airplane. EG is the celebration of the American entertainment industry. Since 1984, Richard Saul Wurman has created extraordinary gatherings about learning and understanding. EG is a rich extension of these ideas – a conference that explores the attitude of understanding in music, film, television, radio, technology, advertising, gaming, interactivity and the web – The Entertainment Gathering Matthew “Matt” Harding (born September 27, 1976) is an American video game designer and Internet celebrity known as Dancing Matt for his viral videos that show him dancing in front of landmarks and street scenes in various international locations. Harding has since received widespread coverage of his travel exploits in major print and broadcast media outlets. He is originally from Westport, Connecticut. He began his game industry career working for a video game specialty store called Cutting Edge Entertainment, Harding later worked as an editor for GameWeek Magazine in Wilton, Connecticut, and then as a software developer for Activision in Santa Monica, California and then Brisbane, Australia.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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