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

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 7:00 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.

Anthropology of Innovation (Episode #211H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Technological innovation depends on individuals who can "silo bust" - the term used to describe jumping across boundaries and categories. The Financial Times Editor Gillian Tett leads a distinguished panel in a discussion about the creation of silos within organizations and why a person's ability to "silo bust" may hold the key to innovation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Microsoft Research's Rick Rashid (Episode #210H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Meet Microsoft Research's Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid, who oversees the largest computer science research organization in the world. His international team collaborates with the world's foremost researchers in academia, industry and government on initiatives that expand the state of the art across the breadth of computing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Darpa's Dan Kaufman (Episode #209H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Meet Dan Kaufman, one of the key players in developing information technology for the U.S. military. As the director of the Information Innovation Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, he has overseen numerous research projects that have had lasting impact on United States's military operations. John Markoff of the New York Times moderates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Google's Eric Schmidt (Episode #208H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Meet Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, who has led the tech giant from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader. Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar talks to Schmidt about his background, his strategies at Google and more.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
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