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  1. Slavoj Žižek: “Why I Am Still A Communist”. The 2019 Holberg Debate with Slavoj Žižek &Tyler Cowen.

    At the 2019 Holberg Debate, we are honoured to be joined by two big thinkers: Slavoj Žižek and Tyler Cowen.

    Prof. Žižek will deliver his keynote address, “Why I Am Still A Communist”, before being interviewed by Prof. Cowen. In the subsequent Q & A session, we encourage everyone to contribute with questions and comments, either from the floor, or via Twitter. Twitter users may use hashtag #qholberg for questions and submit their comments either in writing or as video snippets. Questions may be submitted at any time, before or during the event.

    The event will take place at the University Aula in Bergen, on 7 December, 3:00 PM CET.

    For more information, visit the Holberg Prize website: https://holbergprisen.no/en/2019-holberg-debate-slavoj-i-ek-why-i-am-still-communist

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=bgPqk8-HPGQ&feature=emb_logo
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  2. a16z Podcast: Creating a Category, from Pricing to Positioning

    with Martin Casado (@martin_casado), Michel Feaster (@michelfeaster) and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90)

    The purpose of category creation, argue the guests in this episode of the podcast, isn't just about making a dent in the way companies work and changing what people do every day… it's about setting the price. And with that, comes creating the concept in people's heads, defining the value, and setting the rules of the game. But when you're going for a big change, you have to play by the current rules of the game, too.

    And to make things even more complicated, theories about how "IT is dead" — or the conviction that companies and departments beyond IT will become empowered through software — are still very much in transition. Somehow we don't talk about that enough. That means startups need to do everything in two phases: for the now, and for the later and towards two constituencies: both direct lines of businesses and IT. So what does that mean for startups trying to navigate a complex enterprise, including internal debates around build vs. buy? How do you move beyond a few internal champions only? And just how long can a company cash out on founder charisma? In fact, all of these things can give entrepreneurs very confusing, mixed signals about whether or not they have product-market …

    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/a16z/category-creation-startups
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  3. Is Design Metrically Opposed? - The Design & Content Conference

    Speaker - Jared Spool The world of metrics and analytics has always been at odds with how designers work. Design is a process where we finely tune our gut intuition to create a great user experience. Yet, sometimes, the measures we take indicate a different outcome. Which do we believe? Our gut or what the computers are collecting? In this presentation, Jared will explore the world of measures, metrics, and KPIs. He’ll share the techniques behind Amazon and Netflix’s success. He’ll show how some practices, like the growth hacking approach to increasing Monthly Average Users (MAUs) have hurt the online experience of Instagram and LinkedIn. Plus, you’ll see some alternatives to satisfaction and net promoter score that give insight into the design process and can help designers better tune their gut intuition. SESSION TAKEAWAYS What do easily-collected analytics like bounce rate and time-on-page actually tells us about our users experiences? How do we construct true Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that can predict the future patterns of users? Why advanced techniques, like a money-left-on-the-table analysis and the CE11, show us how much more powerful metrics can be in design?

    Original video: https://vimeo.com/138359368
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  4. Rails Conf 2012 Keynote: Simplicity Matters by Rich Hickey

    Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure and designer of Datomic, is a software developer with over 20 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and fingerprinting, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listening, in a variety of languages.

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI8tNMsozo0&feature=youtu.be
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