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The Idea Factory (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Join author Jon Gertner for a fascinating conversation about Bell Labs, the epicenter of innovation and creativity in the early days of technological research. Founded in the 20s and with 13 Nobel Prize winners in its history, Bell Labs was a citadel of science and scholarship and a hotbed of creative thinking. KQED's Dave Iverson leads Gertner in a discussion about this factory of ideas whose workings have remained largely hidden until now.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Reality Is Broken (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World. Author Dr. Jane McGonigal in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Game Changer Mark Cerny & Ea's Rich Hilleman (Episode #213H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Meet Mark Cerny, one of the most influential game designers in history. He joined Atari at the age of 17, and, in a career spanning over 30 years, has created some of the industry's most iconic games. He received the International Game Developers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame. Electronic Arts' Rich Hilleman moderates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Elon Musk and Alison Van Diggelen (Episode #212H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Meet Pay Pal? cofounder Elon Musk. The man who helped transform the online retail experience now has set his sights on electric cars and space transport as the CEO of Tesla Motors and Space X. Alison van Diggelen of Fresh Dialogues moderates a riveting conversation with the Renaissance man.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 5, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
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