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  1. Design Imperatives from the Roman Empire to NASA

    The world of design has become big business — and business is being revolutionized by "design thinking."

    Using his own unique career path from Navy nuclear engineer to Harvard MBA to leadership roles at IDEO, Frog Design and Adaptive Path, Michael Meyer zeros in on the lessons of breakdowns and innovation from the Roman spread of civilization to the NASA space program, and provide valuable insight from his insider’s view of the design world over the last 10 years

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  2. Sex, bombs and burgers

    What forces are driving the rapid technological developments that shape our world? Well, according to today´s guest, Peter Nowak, it is a very un-holy trinity: the war, porn and fast food industries. In this talk, which was recorded at Gleebooks in Sydney, he brands the internet as ‘military made and porn perfected’ and explains his thesis by looking at how these industries drive technological change.

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  3. Swissnex Innovation Series: Design in Business

    Design and business have traditionally made uneasy bedfellows, with practitioners of each eyeing each other suspiciously. But in recent years, some companies have demonstrated huge success by adopting a design-savvy approach. That’s led to a resurgence of interest in design as business strategy. There remains little agreement on the best policies, structures, or principles for its smart adoption and execution, however.

    This panel, a continuation of swissnex San Francisco’s series on innovation, brings together those working on every side of the equation, from individuals implementing design within large corporations, to consultants aiming to bring an objective eye to their clients’ problems, to educators working to shape the future discussion.

    With moderator Helen Walters, editor of innovation and design at Bloomberg/BusinessWeek; Helmut Traitler, V.P. of Innovation Partnerships at NESTEC Ltd., in Vevey, Switzerland; Udaya Patnaik, Jump founder and principal; Nathan Shedroff, chair of the MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts; and Mary Jo Cook, Vice President of Discovery and Design for Clorox.

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  4. Speed of Innovation with Steve Portigal

    How do speed, creativity and innovation intertwine in the design process? In this Connections episode, Gretchen Anderson and Lisa Leckie talk with Steve Portigal of Portigal Consulting about getting results through design research.

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  5. Roger Martin: The Design of Business

    The Design of Business shows how leading companies use design thinking to push knowledge through stages that produce breakthrough innovations and competitive advantages. Roger Martin illustrates how to combine proof-based analytical thinking with possibility-based "abductive thinking;" how to change structures and processes to move knowledge from one stage to the next; and how to develop the key tools of design thinkers: observation, imagination, and configuration.

    Through these stories, The Design of Business reveals the true foundation of successful, profitable innovation, connecting the worlds of business and design. Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Location: New York, NY, Wollman Hall, New School Program and discussion:

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  6. What can design bring to strategy?

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  7. LIVE from the NYPL & The Aspen Institute Present: Capitalism and the Future

    The President of the Aspen Institute, Walter Isaacson joined by Niall Ferguson, author of The Ascent of Money , Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Eric Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer of Google, and Nassim Taleb, scholar of randomness and risk and author of The Black Swan together will examine:

    What will the American economic system look like in the months and years ahead?

    Who are the innovators currently shaping the future?

    What will be the role of business in that future?

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  8. Tim Brown: Change By Design

    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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  9. Tim Brown: Change By Design

    Tim Brown is the CEO and president of IDEO, and speaks regularly on the value of design thinking and innovation to business and design audiences around the world. He participates in the World Economic Forum at Davos, and his talk “Serious Play” can be seen on In this interview, he reviews his career at IDEO, explores the impact of design processes (drawing and storytelling), as well as discussing his new book, Change By Design.

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  10. The Speculist: The Technological Singularity

    The World Transformed, Part 9

    What is the Singularity? Is it the biggest transformation of all or wishful thinking on the part of nerds looking to have their very own "geek rapture?"

    Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon welcome futurist and entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil to discuss how accelerating technological change will soon alter our world beyond recognition…and why that’s a good thing!

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