How the internet enables intimacy

We worry that IM, texting, Facebook are spoiling human intimacy, but Stefana Broadbent's research shows how communication tech is capable of cultivating deeper relationships, bringing love across barriers like distance and workplace rules. https://www.ted.com/talks/stefana_broadbent_how_the_internet_enables_intimacy

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The Two Minute Bio: Larry Page

Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist Larry Page teamed up with grad school buddy Sergey Brin to launch the search engine Google in 1998. Born in Michigan in 1973, Larry Page's parents were both computer experts, so it was no surprise that he studied computer engineering at Stanford University. That's where he met Sergey Brin. Together, … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Larry Page

Your Online Life, Permanent As A Tattoo

What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we're only anonymous for that long? In this short talk, Juan Enriquez looks at the surprisingly permanent effects of digital sharing on our personal privacy. He shares insight from the ancient Greeks to help us deal with our new "digital … Continue reading Your Online Life, Permanent As A Tattoo

The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is an American businessman best known as the founder of the social networking site Twitter. Inventor of Twitter Jack Dorsey was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 19, 1976. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became interested in computers and communications at an early age and began programming while still a student … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

The Two Minute Bio: Jeff Bezos

Entrepreneur and e-commerce pioneer Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bezos had an early love of computers and studied computer science and electrical engineering at Princeton University. After graduation he worked on Wall Street, and in 1990 he became the youngest senior vice president at the investment firm D.E. … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jeff Bezos