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Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 1:00 PM The Computer History Museum Presents: The Art & Technology Behind Google Doodles

Google Doodles are the fun, surprising and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists.

Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 2:00 AM Intelligence Squared U.S.

Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators? -- The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. Will elected Islamist majorities bring radicalization and sectarian violence to the region? Or will the spread of democratic values bring about a more liberalized Arab world? The Oxford-style debate program takes up these questions and more.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 8:00 PM Intelligence Squared U.S.

Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators? -- The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. Will elected Islamist majorities bring radicalization and sectarian violence to the region? Or will the spread of democratic values bring about a more liberalized Arab world? The Oxford-style debate program takes up these questions and more.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 2:00 AM TED Radio Hour

Where Ideas Come From -- The birth of a new idea could be the strongest force for change that we know. Understanding where ideas come from can help us harness the power of our thoughts. What happens when ideas interact -- and procreate -- with each other? And how can we broaden our approach to cultivating ideas from the quieter voices in the room?

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 8:00 PM TED Radio Hour

Where Ideas Come From -- The birth of a new idea could be the strongest force for change that we know. Understanding where ideas come from can help us harness the power of our thoughts. What happens when ideas interact -- and procreate -- with each other? And how can we broaden our approach to cultivating ideas from the quieter voices in the room?

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