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  1. BBC - Reith Lectures Grayson Perry: I Found Myself In The Art World 5 Nov 2013

    4/4. Grayson Perry discusses his life in the art world and assesses the role of the artist in society.

    —Huffduffed by tribehut 5 months ago

  2. BBC - Reith Lectures Grayson Perry: Nice Rebellion, Welcome In! 29 Oct 2013

    Can art still shock us or have we seen it all before? Speaking to an audience at The Guildhall in Londonderry, the artist Grayson Perry asks if revolution is a defining idea in art, or has it met its end?

    —Huffduffed by tribehut 5 months ago

  3. BBC - Reith Lectures Grayson Perry: Beating the Bounds 22 Oct 2013

    Can anything be considered as art? Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion in his second Reith Lecture, recorded at St. George’s Hall in Liverpool.

    —Huffduffed by tribehut 5 months ago

  4. Time Reborn by Lee Smolin

    What is time? Is our perception of time passing an illusion which hides a deeper, timeless reality? Or is it real, indeed, the most real aspect of our experience of the world? Einstein said that "the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion," and many contemporary theorists agree that time emerges from a more fundamental timeless quantum universe. But, in recent cosmological speculation, this timeless picture of nature seems to have reached a dead end, populated by infinite numbers of imagined unobservable universes.

    In his talk, Lee Smolin explains why he changed his mind about the nature of time. Like many fellow theorists, he used to believe time is an illusion, but he now embraces the view that time is real and everything else, including the laws of nature, evolves. Drawing from his new book, Time Reborn, Smolin explains how the great unsolved problems in physics and cosmology may be solved by adopting the view of a real time. then he will go beyond physics to explain how our view of time affects how we think of everything from our personal and family lives to how we face major problems such as climate change and economic crisis. In a world in which time is real, the future is open and there is an essential role for human agency and imagination in envisioning and shaping a good future.

    http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/videos/time-reborn

    —Huffduffed by adactio 5 months ago

  5. Lecture: Discussion w/ Corner

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    http://www.multimedia.ethz.ch/conferences/2013/ila/07_saturday

    —Huffduffed by philipb 6 months ago

  6. Lecture: Positions and Oppositions in Landscape Architecture: Engineer meets Poet

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    http://www.multimedia.ethz.ch/conferences/2013/ila/05_thursday

    —Huffduffed by philipb 6 months ago

  7. Lecture: Power and Terrain: Not Anywhere, Not Only Here

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    http://www.multimedia.ethz.ch/conferences/2013/ila/06_friday

    —Huffduffed by philipb 6 months ago

  8. Greg Kochanski on Phonetics | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

    Dr Greg Kochanski, a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Phonetics Laboratory, talks about how experiments in phonetics are conducted, how we study the history of language, and how speech changes over time.

    http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/greg-kochanski-phonetics-audio

    —Huffduffed by grantbarrett 6 months ago

  9. The Oxford English Dictionary: From Victorian venture to the digital age endeavour | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

    Fiona McPherson, Senior Editor, Oxford English Dictionary, explores the OED’s journey through the last century, from paper to screen, and how the digital age ensures that the OED remains as relevant as ever.

    http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/oxford-english-dictionary-victorian-venture-digital-age-endeavour-audio

    —Huffduffed by grantbarrett 6 months ago

  10. Dyslexia, Language and Learning to Read | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

    Eminent psychologist and President of St John’s, Professor Margaret Snowling talks about her research for the Founder’s Lecture 2013.

    http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/dyslexia-language-and-learning-read-audio

    —Huffduffed by grantbarrett 6 months ago

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