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  1. Steve Jobs President & CEO, NeXT Computer Corp and Apple. MIT Sloan Distinguished Speaker Series

    Please Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/c/MITVideoProductions?sub_confirmation=1 Steve Jobs, one of the computer industry’s foremost entrepreneurs, gives a wide-ranging talk to a group of MIT Sloan School of Management students in the spring of 1992. Jobs shares his professional vision and personal anecdotes, from his role at the time as president and CEO of NeXT Computer Corporation, to the thrilling challenges of co-creating Apple Computer, and subsequent disappointments at his ousting. In conversational exchanges with audience members Jobs underscores the value of direct experience in the field, and “developing scar tissue.” The unexpected guest lecture within the Sloan Distinguished Speaker Series came about through the efforts of a Sloan MBA ’92 student whose sister had recently married Jobs.

    (Special Thanks to Youtuber Paul Mangione for linking out these highlights!) Highlights 5:13 Comparing management vs. operational productivity in software 9:25 Rapid development of application software using NeXT 10:30 Desktop publishing on the Macintosh 15:25 Problems with consultants 18:03 Should NeXT just become a software company 24:38 Who are NeXT’s competitors, Sun Solaris, Microsoft NT, Taligent 27:41 NeXTSTEP operating environment, "the code that never breaks is the…

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  2. George Lakoff: Don’t Think of an Elephant

    George Lakoff talked about his book Don’t Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate: The Essential Guide for Progressives, published by Chelsea Green Publishing Company. He described the elemental differences between conservatives and progressives and traced the differences in political ideology between the parties to differences in the idealized family model. He said conservatives follow a "strict father" model while progressives follow a "nurturing parent" model, basing his findings on research he has conducted as a linguistics professor. He used the differences in these two models to "reframe" reactions to many current issues, such as Hurricane Katrina, Terri Schiavo, abortion, gay marriage, and the recent Supreme Court nominations. After his presentation the author answered audience members’ questions.

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