Posts filed under “Video”

John Oliver: Government Surveillance & Snowden Interview

There are very few government checks on what America’s sweeping surveillance programs are capable of doing. John Oliver sits down with Edward Snowden to discuss the NSA, the balance between privacy and security, and dick-pics.

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Category: Video, War/Defense

60 Minutes: Wikimania

Meet the Wikipedians. Those “persnickety,” techy types who keep your favorite Internet information website brimming with data.

 

 

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Category: Video, Web/Tech

Every TV News Report on the Economy in One

Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe: Every TV news report on the economy in one, courtesy of generic reporter Emily Surname

Category: Economy, Humor, Video

Trends Around 1st Fed Rate Hikes

Lessons For Lift Off – Recent sensitivities to interest rates, and trends around the 1st Fed rate hikes of 1994, 1999, and 2004


Source: Credit Suisse

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Video

Howard Marks: Origins and Inspirations

The Most Important Thing – “Origins and Inspirations

Warren Buffett said “When I see memos from Howard Marks in my mail, they’re the first thing I open and read.” Howard is the Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management. He is known in the investment community for his “Oaktree memos” to clients which detail investment strategies and insight into the economy. He treats investing as equal parts psychology and finance, and his book The Most Important Thing provides “uncommon sense for the thoughtful investor.”

Category: Video

60 Minutes: Killing Cancer

60 Minutes follows brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill cancer cells

 

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Category: Science, Video

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy — and our own self-awareness

Category: Cognitive Foibles, Psychology, Video

60 Minutes: Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

From smartphones to cars and defense missiles, modern U.S. life depends on rare earth elements but China dominates the industry

Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

Source: 60 Minutes

 

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Category: Science, Technology, Video

After the Kodak Moment

Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. Despite some success, the company might never live up to the legacy of its own past.

Related: Article: At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film

Category: Corporate Management, Video

Is a Strong Dollar Good for the U.S. Economy?

Category: Currency, Economy, Video