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LaVita Tuff: Adding Value to Voices

This informative talk explains the idea of open municipal data portals and what they are doing to modernize governance in the cities that have embraced...
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Richard Summers: A software model for the human body

This talk describes an incredibly accurate, decades-in-the-making, software model for the human body. Dr. Summers is an attending physician, professor and associate vice chancellor for...
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Seth Misenar: Breached

Cybersecurity is one of the great challenges of our time. In fact, it seems that data breaches are not only risks that high profile companies...
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Joe Reardon: Fiber builds strong cities

Fiber builds strong cities. Joe Reardon, former mayor of Kansas City, the first to launch gigabit fiber, describes what happens to communities when data travels...
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Joe Stradinger: Conversation – the first, and next, big thing

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. As marketing communications migrate to social media platforms, the ability...
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Robert Blaine: New learning environments for new brains

Technology infused learning environments are now expected but designing them is not as simple as selecting the latest gadgets. A better approach is finding a...
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Marina Bers: Young programmers – think playgrounds, not playpens

Dr. Marina Bers, a Tufts University professor and co-founder of KinderLab Robotics, compares “playground” versus “playpen” models of learning and demonstrates how creative expression can...
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Gary Butler: The disruptive power of the internet

There is little question that the Internet of Things will power the next transformative phase of change in technology. This talk explains the achievements in...
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Tom Martin: Mississippi to Mars

The idea of human travel to Mars is driving the mission of NASA. TEDxJackson Liftoff highlighted the potential for local pathways to careers in space...
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Jim Barksdale: The Power of networks

Network theory concepts explain the dramatic impact of technology-based businesses during the last century. They also describe common threads in the remarkable career of Jim...
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