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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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The driving force behind the One Laptop per Child project which builds computers for children in the developing world, Nicholas Negroponte is a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design. He is best known for founding and directing MIT's Media Lab, which helped drive the multimedia revolution and now houses more than 500 researchers and staff. This angel investor extraordinaire has funded more than 40 startups  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
TED Conferences LLC, 2008.
Named Person: Nicholas Negroponte
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 905159590
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 03, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Negroponte Outlines Talk (0:49) --
Close-Up TV Viewing (1:29) --
Touch-Sensitive Technology (2:18) --
Pressure-Sensitive Display (1:59) --
Uses of Pressure-Sensitive Displays (1:59) --
Random Access Memory in Books (3:10) --
Interactive Books (3:21) --
Computer as Student (1:00) --
Computer Rewards Learning (3:07) --
Reading is Easy (2:13) --
Teleconferencing (3:36)
Other Titles: From 1984, 4 Predictions About the Future (3 of Them Correct)
Nicholas Negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte - From 1984, 4 Predictions About the Future (3 of Them Correct)
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

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The driving force behind the One Laptop per Child project which builds computers for children in the developing world, Nicholas Negroponte is a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design. He is best known for founding and directing MIT's Media Lab, which helped drive the multimedia revolution and now houses more than 500 researchers and staff. This angel investor extraordinaire has funded more than 40 startups and served on the boards of companies such as Motorola and Ambient Devices. With surprising accuracy, Negroponte predicts what will happen with CD-ROMS, web interfaces, service kiosks, the touchscreen interface of the iPhone, and his own One Laptop per Child project in this enthralling TEDTalk.

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