From Nespresso to Monodor, the story of an inventor Eric Favre patented the Nespresso process in 1978, the first step of the amazing story of an inventor turning his idea into one of the world's most successful product. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Swiss adventurer Sarah Marquis gives an impromptu account of her experience when walking through continents such as Australia or South America. She takes the Lift audience on a trip to explain her whole experience "away from home" and how she achieved it technically speaking in terms of food consumption or navigation. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Gunter Pauli, from the "Zero Emissions Research Initiative" gives a vibrant speech about how nature provides an important model to find solutions to the ecological crisis. His call for action is followed by disruptive and inspiring examples ranging from battery-less devices to biomimetism. Date: 20/06/2009, english Distributed by Tubemogul.
Yaoundé-based sociologist Baba Wamé gives a stunning overview of how the Web has been appropriated by cameroonian women. More specifically, he shows how email and IM have been turned into on-line dating tools. He then raise raise awareness on the dangers of such practices for the women of his country. Tag: Distributed by Tubemogul.
Kevin Warwick "Implant technology to enhance human abilities" (Lift 08 EN) In this presentation Kevin Warwick takes a look at four different mergers involving the use of implant technology and micro electrode arrays, like technology for identifying and tracking humans, robots with biological brains, deep brain stimulation for therapeutic purposes and neural implants to enhance human abilities. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Sugata Mitra "Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self Organisation in Education" (Lift07 EN) Sugata Mitra is a Professor of Educational Technology at the Newcastle University. He presents about "Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self Organisation in Education" at the LIFT07 conference on Thursday, February 8, 2007. Distributed by Tubemogul.
From the Jurassic Era of the Internet to its Futures IP protocol inventor Vinton Cerf, who is now Vice President and Internet Evangelist at Google gave the concluding talk at Lift 09. After a quick recap of the history of the Internet, he basically gives an enthusiastic tour of its current limits (bitrot, IP address shortage) as well projects about its evolution, such as interplanetary internet though satellites. Distributed by Tubemogul.