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Tagged with “business” (5)

  1. IT Conversations | Tools of Change Conference from O’Reilly Media | Scott Sigler

    From podcast to hardcover bestseller. Scott Sigler surprised the publishing world in 2007 when his book, Ancestor, released by small publisher Dragon Moon Press, appeared on the Amazon bestseller list. It was already available on line as a free serialized podcast, where it had gained 10,000 fans. In fact, all of his work is available free, but fans still buy. In this talk, he chronicles the publishing of his fourth book, The Rookie, a sci-fi football story, and the possibilities for authors who maintain an on-line following.


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  2. IT Conversations | Tech Nation | Don Tapscott

    Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author, Don Tapscott, about his new book, MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World. In it, he and his co-writer, Anthony Williams, illustrate how mass collaboration is changing the way businesses communicate, create value, and compete in the new global marketplace.


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  3. IT Conversations | Tech Nation | Parag Khanna

    Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with author, Parag Khanna, to discuss the idea of mega-diplomacy from the pages of his new book, How to Run the World … Charting a Course to the Next Rennaissance.


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  4. Michael Pollan, “Deep Agriculture”

    The benefit of a reformed food system, besides better food, better environment and less climate shock, is better health and the savings of trillions of dollars. Four out of five chronic diseases are diet-related. Three quarters of medical spending goes to preventable chronic disease. Pollan says we cannot have a healthy population, without a healthy diet. The news is that we are learning that we cannot have a healthy diet without a healthy agriculture. And right now, farming is sick…


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  5. FREE: The Economics of Abundance and the Price of Zero

    O’Reilly Media Tools of Change Conference 30 minutes, 13.8mb, recorded 2007-06-19


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