Design Rethinking

Past event

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age

Image - Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age
Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Co-author, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Twitter @erikbryn Read more »

Past event

Crash Course

Tue, Apr 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Crash Course Chris Martenson, Ph.D., Futurist; Author, The Crash Course Tom Van Dyck, Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management The combination of financial market volatility and depleting resources (notably peak oil) present a challenging outlook for investors. Building wealth is even more daunting when considering how flimsy government figures about the economy can be. If the great disruption is near or here, what are some tips for building a resilient family and community? Read more »

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EVs + Smart Grid. People Power: Rethinking Electricity

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People Power: Rethinking Electricity

Dian Grueneich, Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Mark Duvall, Director of Electric Transportation and Energy Storage, Electric Power Research Institute
Ted Howes, Partner, IDEO
Greg Dalton, Founder of Climate One, Moderator Read more »

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Funding The Transportation System of The Future

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Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Ph.D., Director, Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center
William Millar, President, American Public Transportation Association
John Horsley, Executive Director, Association of American State Highway and Transportation Officials
Alan Lowenthal, California State Senator
Norman Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (Ret.); Former U.S.Congressman - Moderator Read more »

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Tim Brown: Change By Design

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Tim Brown


CEO, IDEO; Author, Change By Design


One myth of innovation is that brilliant solutions leap fully formed from the minds of geniuses. In reality, we don’t simply realize solutions; we design them. Design thinking is now being applied to address a wide range of concerns, from delivering clean drinking water to improving airport security and microfinancing.


This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on November 9, 2009

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Paul Saffo-In Conversation with John Markoff, Technology and Business Reporter, The New York Times

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Embracing Uncertainty: Connecting Policy to Long-Range Forecasting Read more »

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Dr. Claude Gruen: New Urban Development: Looking Back to See Forward (4/9/13)

Claude Gruen, Ph.D., Principal Economist, Gruen Gruen + Associates, San Francisco

Gabriel Metcalf, Executive Director, SPUR - Moderator Read more »

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R&D, Innovation Labs and Channeling Your Inner Startup (1/21/14)

Will Young, Director, Zappos Labs
Brian Luerssen, GM, OKCupid Labs
Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity, Adobe
James Temple, Senior Editor, Re/code - Moderator

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