February 2011

Intermediate Italian

Published in:
Mon, Mar 21 2011 - 12:00pm

Dambisa Moyo: How the West Was Lost

Published in:
Thu, Feb 17 2011 - 6:00pm

Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo, International Economist; Author, How The West Was Lost and Dead Aid

Richard Waters, West Coast Editor, Financial Times - Moderator Read more »

Has China Surpassed the US in Supercomputing?

Wed, Feb 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Has China Surpassed the U.S. in Supercomputing?

Dona Crawford, Associate Director of Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Supercomputers are the fastest, highest functioning computers. They can perform long, complex calculations and simulations for things like weather forecasting or creating massive models of the universe. With China's new, faster-than-ever supercomputer installation, the media has said that China has surpassed America in supercomputers. Read more »

Intermediate Spanish

Published in:
Tue, Mar 22 2011 - 12:00pm

Intermediate Italian

Published in:
Mon, Apr 4 2011 - 12:00pm

Social Entrepreneur Series Subscription

Tue, Mar 29 2011 - 6:00pm

Subscribe to the Social Entrepreneurship Series and Save!

Social entrepreneurship has become somewhat of a catch-all phrase. Coined by Bill Drayton in the early 1980s, it originally referred to someone with the passion of an entrepreneur tackling a social challenge. Read more »

Jed Emerson: Social Entrepreneur Series

Wed, Feb 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Jed Emerson

Author, Blended Value

Emerson is a social entrepreneur, a funder and investor and a critical observer of the field. His area of exploration is the Blended Value Proposition, focusing on advancing frameworks for assessing and tracking the value generated by social and cultural capital. According to Emerson, “We are really witnessing, I think, the coming together of different schools. Read more »