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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Google's Eric Schmidt (#208H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG
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.
Darpa's Dan Kaufman (#209H) Duration: 53:14 STEREO TVG
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.
Microsoft Research's Rick Rashid (#210H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG
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.
Technology Under Sail (#301H) Duration: 53:13 STEREO TVG
Defenders of the 34th America's Cup, Oracle Team USA knows a thing or two about smooth sailing under pressure. John Hollar of the Computer History Museum and representatives from Oracle Team USA and the America's Cup as they discuss the challenges and impact of sailing technology.
Game Changer Mark Cerny & Ea's Rich Hilleman (#213H) Duration: 53:14 STEREO TVG
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.
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.
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.
An Evening with Qualcomm's Dr. Paul E. Jacobs (#308H) Duration: 54:14 STEREO TVG
In an age of smartphones, laptops and tablets, connecting wirelessly has become a way of life. Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, now Executive Chairman of Qualcomm, a leading producer of micro-technologies that enable our hands-free lifestyle. He joins Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar for a captivating conversation.
Regis McKenna: Marketing Mastermind (#309H) Duration: 54:14 STEREO TVG
For more than 30 years, Regis McKenna has helped turn fledgling companies into globally-recognized brands. From Intel's first microprocessor to Apple's original personal computer, McKenna has marketed the technologies that have fundamentally changed the way we live today. The New York Times Science and Technology Writer John Markoff moderates.