Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. Computer History Museum's acclaimed speaker series is now on KQED Plus with valuable insights into the process, risks and rewards of technological innovation.
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The Idea Factory (#206H) Duration: 53:12 STEREO TVG
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.
Anthropology of Innovation (#211H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG
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.
White House Science & Tech Policy/John Holdren (#312H) Duration: 54:13 STEREO TVG
he Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Dr. John P. Holdren advises the President on hot-button issues like climate change, education and national security. The New York Times Science and Technology Writer John Markoff moderates a conversation with Holdren on OSTP initiatives.
Trip Hawkins: Game Changer (#307H) Duration: 54:11 STEREO TVG
Electronic Arts founder and interactive gaming pioneer Trip Hawkins has inspired change in the video game industry for decades. The New York Times Science and Technology Writer John Markoff moderates a conversation with this revolutionary.
How Google Thinks ,Works and Shapes Our Lives (#109H) Duration: 53:05 STEREO TVG
Author Steven Levy in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell about his book, In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes our Lives.
Worm: The First Digital World War (#111H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG
Is technology the new frontier of warfare? Author Mark Bowden and T.J. Campana, Senior Program Manager of Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit in conversation with John Markoff of The New York Times.