July 2011

Dr. Alex Feng: The Tai Ji Way to Healthy Living

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Wed, Oct 12 2011 - 6:00pm

The Tai Ji Way to Healthy Living

Dr. Alex Feng, LAc, Ph.D., OMD, Founder, Zhi Dao Guan, Taoist Center

Tai Ji Quan is a Chinese internal martial art that emphasizes working with your qi, or life energy, with precise body postures and natural movements to improve physical health and increase energy. Tai Ji is so versatile that people of all ages can find it useful. Feng will give a live demonstration of the form, and audience members will be able to participate. He is a grandmaster of this traditional Chinese internal martial art form. Read more »

Cloud Computing and Customers: Strategies for Success

Tue, Sep 20 2011 - 6:00pm

Cloud Computing and Customers: Strategies for Success

Chris Jones, Principal, Engineering and Strategy, Hot Studio
Ian McFarland, Vice President of Technology, Principal, Pivotal Labs

Without massive customer adoption, any cloud strategy is prone to failure. Jones and McFarland posit that we need to shift our thinking from pushing computation to pulling demand. Learn from two industry insiders about this newly emerging field and how to make it work for you, your company and your customers. Read more »

Joshua Goldstein, Ph.D.: Winning the War on War - The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide

Wed, Sep 21 2011 - 12:00pm

Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide

Joshua Goldstein, Ph.D., Author; Professor Emeritus of International Relations, American University

Despite the headlines, armed conflict is decreasing and peace is succeeding, Goldstein maintains. Fewer wars are starting, more are ending, and those that remain are smaller and more localized than in past years. Read more »