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  1. Data Visualization keynote with Alberto Cairo

    Known for his award-winning global achievements in infographics and multimedia as a professor, author, journalist, and designer, Alberto Cairo serves as the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami (UM). He is also the director of the Visualization Program of UM’s Center for Computational Science. Praised for his ability to explain in clear terms how to work with data, discover the stories hidden within, and share those stories with the world, Alberto transforms elementary principles of data and scientific reasoning into tools that can be used in daily life. When Alberto is not in the classroom helping his students explore and understand data, he’s busy authoring books, such as Infografía 2.0: Visualización interactiva de información en prensa (Alamut, Spain, 2008), The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2012), and The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016), to serve as resources to those wanting to learn more about data visualization. Over the past two decades, Alberto has been director of infographics and visualization at news organizations in Spain and Brazil, in addition to consulting with companies and educational institutions in more than 20 countries. You can learn more abou…

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  2. Steve Jobs Stories

    Chris Fralic, Steven Levy, Esther Dyson, Mike Slade, John/Diane SCULLEY, Seth Godin, Andy Cunningham, Dan’l Lewin, Doug Menuez, Regis McKenna, Andy Hertzfeld, and Steven Rosenblatt share their "Steve Jobs Stories" in honor of what would have been the Apple cofounder’s 66th birthday.

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  3. VCF East 2019 — Brian Kernighan interviews Ken Thompson

    In the 1960s-1970s, Ken Thompson co-invented the UNIX operating system along with Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs. He also worked on the language B, the operating system Plan 9, and the language Go. He and Ritchie won the Turing Award. He now works at Google. He’ll be interviewed Brian Kernighan of “K&R” fame.

    This talk took place May 4, 2019. Videography courtesy of @thegurumeditation (Facebook), @thegurumeditate (Twitter)

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  4. Keynote: Linus Torvalds in conversation with Dirk Hohndel

    Keynote: Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP & Chief Open Source Officer, VMware

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  5. Becoming Steve Jobs Authors Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli in Conversation with John Hollar

    [Recorded: April 7, 2015] "Still, I was always the reporter and Steve was the source and subject; I was the ink-stained wretch, and he was the rock star. More than anything, he wanted to get his stories told to the biggest and best audience possible, and I could give him that. For my part, I could sense he was bound for even bigger things and wanted to have a front-row seat. And so the overarching purpose for our social and personal interactions for the next 20 years would be journalistic transactions. And not all of them would please him." Brent Schlender, Fortune Magazine October 25, 2011

    There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others.

    Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of Jobs is that he was half-genius, half-jerk from youth, an irascible and selfish leader who slighted friends and family alike. Becoming Steve Jobs answers the central question about the life and career of the Apple cofounder and CEO: How did a young man so reckless and arrogant that he was exiled from the company he founded become the most effective visionary business leader of our time, ultimately transforming th…

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  6. Oral History of Douglas Engelbart

    Interviewed by John Markoff , on 2005-08-10 in Mountain View, California, X3782.2007 © Computer History Museum

    Douglas Carl Engelbart was an American engineer and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on founding the filed of human-computer interaction, particularly while at his Augmentation Research Center Lab in SRI International, which resulted in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to graphical user interfaces.

    For all these reasons, the Computer History Museum honored Dougals Engelbart with the Fellow Award in 2005.

    Visit computerhistory.org/collections/oralhistories/ for more information about the Computer History Museum’s Oral History Collection.

    Lot Number: X3782.2007 Catalog Number: 102746502

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  7. CHM Revolutionaries: Steve Jobs The Authorized Biography with Author Walter Isaacson

    This is an episode of REVOLUTIONARIES, a co-production of the Computer History Museum and KQED television, with major sponsorship by Intel. Recorded: December 13, 2011, originally broadcast on January 30, 2012

    From the best-selling biographer of Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin comes the authorized story of Steve Jobs, one of the most celebrated global business figures in history. Award-winning author and journalist Walter Isaacson enjoyed unprecedented access to Jobs and conducted more than 40 personal interviews with him over two years. In addition, he talked to more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. The result is a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and intense personality of a creator, entrepreneur and executive whose fierce drive and passion for perfection revolutionized personal computers, animated movies, music, mobile phones, tablet computing digital publishing and "apps."

    Watch the full lecture at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXSJzWxh0yo

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