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Talks at Google

Talks at Google
2015 brought us over 400 talks from across the world featuring unique and varied authors, artists, activists, filmmakers, chefs, musicians, politicians, scientists, stage performers, and more. Talks at Google will be celebrating 10 years in 2016 and we've already got an amazing lineup ready to go. Stay tuned! Check out the full version of all of these Talks here: [00:24] Bill Nye: "Undeniable" [00:27] Salman Rushdie: "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights"[00:32] Dikembe Mutombo[00:41] Marie Kondo: "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up"[00:50] Brandon Sanderson: "Shadows of Self"[01:02] Bill Murray & Mitch Glazer: "Rock the Kasbah"[01:09] John Cleese: "So, Anyway.

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mgerard_jeastman_mar16_10 When you want to tune up a car, you listen to the engine. When you want to tune up a sales program, you listen to your customers. A recent IDC survey of IT buyers provides an earful - including some pings you'll want to fix. Join this live Webinar to hear Michael Gerard, VP of IDC's Sales Advisory Practice, share key findings from their recent IT buyer study as well as IDC's 2010 Sales Barometer, a review of current sales operations and investment strategies. Michael will present data on the key opportunities for improvement and steps for increasing sales productivity and performance. Also, Jessica Eastman from Citrix Online will share real-life stories of how companies are using Web conferencing to connect with customers while reducing their travel budgets.

Career Coach: 15 rules of etiquette for the cubicle By Joyce E. A. Russell August 14, 2011 Recently, a reader wrote in asking for guidance on the rules of etiquette for life in the cubicles. There Are No Technology Shortcuts to Good Education Kentaro Toyama There are no technology shortcuts to good education. For primary and secondary schools that are underperforming or limited in resources, efforts to improve education should focus almost exclusively on better teachers and stronger administrations. Channel N: Brain and behavior videos All About World Bipolar Day By Sandra Kiume For World Bipolar Day on March 30, 2014, Matthew McKenzie of London, England created a video to celebrate and inform. Continue reading… » High Tech Suicide Prevention Two suicide prevention advocates from Grassroots Suicide Prevention talk about developments in e-health, including search engines, smartphones, and social media.

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