On being wrong: Kathryn Schulz on TED Culture The upside of losing an argument and/or being wrong My last fight came after, of all things, the movie Pacific Rim. As my moviegoing companion and I walked out of the theater, he said of Guillermo del Toro’s latest, “That was awesome.”
Master Calendar - Event Details - Guest Speaker: Judge Wendy Lindley Wendy S. Lindley has been a Superior Court Judge in Orange County since 1998, after serving four years on the Municipal Court. Judge Lindley created and has presided over many of the Orange County Collaborative Courts, which feature a unique, multi-agency approach to the sentencing and rehabilitation of non-violent offenders. She currently presides over the Adult Drug Court, the Criminal Mental Health Court, the Driving Under the Influence Court, the Combat Veterans Court and the Homeless Outreach Court. Lindley came up with the multi-agency approach after coming to the realization that early intervention is particularly important with substance abusers, the mentally ill and indigents.
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Wendy Lindley Wendy Lindley is a Superior Court Judge in Orange County, California. Inspired by Life Magazine pictures of third world children in need of medical attention, Wendy initially had her sights set on becoming a physician and working in Africa, but she struggled with math so she settled on a degree in occupational therapy. A few years into her career — and through a complete twist of fate — Wendy made a career 180, went to law school and became a judge. 5 Huge Trends in Social Media Right Now What's the first thing young women do when they wake up? Check Facebook. How do enterprise employees pass the time at work? With social media. With so many studies highlighting ever-accelerating social media usage rates, the conclusion is obvious — social media is everywhere. What follows are five of the hottest social media trends right now.
The camera that can take a TRILLION pictures in a second - making it fast enough to watch beams of light travelling in slow-motion Even 'travelling at the speed of light' cannot defeat the 'world's fastest camera'MIT researchers film a beam of light hitting Coke bottle and tomato, and slow the footage down for a slow-motion replay By Eddie Wrenn Published: 12:32 GMT, 21 August 2012 | Updated: 17:41 GMT, 21 August 2012 Mel Rogers President and CEO – PBS Socal Mel Rogers is a veteran of more than 25 years in public television. A former radio and television journalist and program host, Rogers became a part of PBS in 1984 when he assumed the Station Manager position at KBYU TV in the Salt Lake City, UT television market. Following 10 years of growth in viewership and revenues, including the creation of the popular Blue and White Sports Network, Rogers launched a media consulting firm assisting both commercial and non-commercial clients in many U.S. cities. In 1997 Rogers became President and General Manger of OC based KOCE-TV, the station now known throughout Southern California as PBS SoCaL.
A Simpler Social Technographics Ladder I’ve been thinking about how we use social media. How can we characterize what we do? I have always used Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff’s Social Technographics ladder for thinking about the various levels of social media participation. I want to make it simpler for use in teaching others about social media. The Facebook Data Center FAQ « Data Center Knowledge With more than 900 million active users, Facebook is the busiest site on the Internet and has built an extensive infrastructure to support this rapid growth. The social networking site was launched in February 2004, initially out of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room at Harvard University and using a single server. The company’s web servers and storage units are now housed in data centers around the country. Each data center houses thousands of computer servers, which are networked together and linked to the outside world through fiber optic cables. Every time you share information on Facebook, the servers in these data centers receive the information and distribute it to your network of friends.
Niia Bertino She has the carriage of a Bertolucci ingenue and the shyness of a schoolgirl. Niia, the Needham, Massachusetts native, was trained by her Italian-born mother in classical piano and began singing and performing at the age of 13. At her Catholic girls’ school near Boston, she was cutting class to hide out in the chapel to play Rachmaninoff. She was invited to attend the Berklee College of Music at age fourteen. After high school, Niia went to New York City where she briefly attended New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music as a Jazz vocal major. Social networking service A social networking service (also social networking site or SNS) is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people who share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his or her social links, and a variety of additional services. Social network sites are web-based services that allow individuals to create a public profile, to create a list of users with whom to share connections, and view and cross the connections within the system. Most social network services are web-based and provide means for users to interact over the Internet, such as e-mail and instant messaging. §History The most popular social networking sites by country
Esther K. Chae Professional Role Current Titles: Actor (Theater, TV, Film, Commercials, Voice Over, Print modeling), Playwright & solo performance artist, Coach and educator in the arts, entertainment and acting. Consultant to Korea related projects. Current Organizations: Clay Shirky: How cellphones, Twitter, Facebook can make history Technology TED Radio Hour asks: “Why do we collaborate?” This week’s TED Radio Hour examines “Why We Collaborate,” exploring why, and how, millions of people come together to work on online projects, sometimes for free. The episode begins with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, who spoke at TEDGlobal 2005, back when the site was still very new.