August 2011

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

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Mon, Oct 10 2011 - 7:00pm

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs 

Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University, Special UN Advisor; Author, The Price of Civilization

Michael Moritz, Managing Member, Sequoia Capital - Moderator

Sachs gives a startling account of the inadequacies of U.S.-style capitalism. Read more »

Redesigning Learning: Hype or Hope?

Tue, Oct 4 2011 - 6:00pm

Redesigning Learning: Hope or Hype?

This program has been rescheduled to October 13. Read more »

"The Great Crash 1929" by John Kenneth Galbraith

Tue, Sep 6 2011 - 5:30pm

The Great Crash 1929

This program is sold out

We will discuss The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith. This classic history of the most memorable year in America’s financial history has never been out of print since its publication in 1955. Galbraith, a noted economist and U.S. diplomat, wrote a new introduction in 1997, drawing parallels between the Great Crash and the great bull market of the 1990s. Read more »

Redesigning Learning - Hope or Hype?

Thu, Oct 13 2011 - 6:00pm

Redesigning Learning: Hope or Hype?

Arnold Wasserman, Chairman, The Idea Factory, Singapore; Founding Principal, Collective Invention, San Francisco
Scott Stropkay, Co-founder and Partner, Essential
Kevin O’Malley, CEO, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

In schools from Singapore to San Francisco to Copenhagen, designers worldwide are on a mission to teach non-designers how to use new methods of creative problem solving. Read more »