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Google's Eric Schmidt (Episode #208H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 30, 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 Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Transforming Music (Episode #207H)

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

Meet musician and inventor Tod Machover, the creator of technologies behind "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band." Computer History Museum's John Hollar speaks to the influential composer, whose work has been performed internationally, about the future of digital music and his research as the professor of music and media at MIT Media Lab, where he directs the Opera of the Future group.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

The Facebook Effect (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Watch Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg along with author David Kirkpatrick in conversation with NPR's Guy Raz.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Technology of Animation (Episode #105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO, and Ed Leonard, CTO, of Dreamworks Animation in conversation with Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
for HP's Personal Systems Group, Philip Mc Kinney.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

The Idea Factory (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 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 World: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
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