Jordan Peterson: FIghting Postmodernism

June 19, 2017 / 0 comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPojltjv4M0 “Jordan B Peterson (born June 12, 1962) is a Canadian clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. This is a public speech from 2017. Full video quoted under fair use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30U1A… You can support Dr. Peterson at his Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jordanbpeterson This channel aims at extracting central points of presentations into…

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Blocking People in Real Life: Tom Scott at An Evening of Unnecessary Detail

June 6, 2017 / 0 comments

“I’m not saying this would be a good idea, and it’s definitely not a prediction of the future. It’s just a story. I think. An Evening of Unnecessary Detail runs once a month from January to June at the Backyard Comedy Club in London: thanks to all the team there, including Matt Parker and Hannah…

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A New Era in Astronomy: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

May 12, 2017 / 0 comments

“The Hubble Space Telescope has completely revolutionized our understanding of the universe, and has become a beloved icon of popular culture. As revolutionary as Hubble has been, we have pushed it to its scientific limits in many ways. Hubble’s successor, the James Webb Space Telescope, has been in the works for almost two decades and…

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SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A REVOLUTIONARY TODAY?

March 6, 2016 / 0 comments

Slavoj Žižek (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈslavoj ˈʒiʒɛk] ( listen); born 21 March 1949) is aSlovenian psychoanalytic philosopher, cultural critic, and a Marxist scholar. He is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University,[1] and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the…

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TARIQ ALI ON THE EXTREME CENTRE

March 6, 2016 / 0 comments

Tariq Ali gives a lecture at SOAS University (London) on the centrist tendencies of political parties in Europe and the United Kingdom.

JOHN CLEESE ON CREATIVITY

February 12, 2016 / 0 comments

You know, when Video Arts asked me if I’d like to talk about creativity I said “no problem!” No problem! Because telling people how to be creative is easy, it’s only being it that’s difficult. I knew it would be particularly easy for me because I’ve spent the last 25 years watching how various creative…

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PARROTS, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING

February 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In this talk at UCSB recorded shortly before his death, Adams shares hilarious accounts of some of the apparently absurd lifestyles of the world’s creatures, and gleans from them extraordinary perceptions about the future of humanity. Series: Voices…

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THE FOUR HORSEMEN

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

Many factors come into play when you want to win a horserace. Next to the fastest horse, there’s a need for the best team, perfect daily condition, an extraordinary rider and sometimes also a big bunch of luck. Passionate trademark analyst and L2 founder Scott Galloway will calling out for us the rates of Amazon,…

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THE NEW HOW – GREG LYNN AND CHUCK HOBERMAN

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

Greg Lynn, Greg Lynn Form, and Chuck Hoberman, Hoberman Associates Inc., speak to the topic of “Motion Dynamics” with SoA faculty and students Ryan Johns, Axel Kilian, Evangelos Kotsioris, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Forrest Meggers, and Michael Young. Fall 2014 LECTURE SERIES: “The New How” is curated by Alejandro Zaera-Polo.
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THE FUTURES OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION – BERNARD TSCHUMI

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

Bernard Tschumi, Bernard Tschumi Architects and Professor, Columbia University (Dean, 1988-2003), discusses a wide range of projects. In his talk, “Questions, Notations, Concepts,” Tschumi describes his longstanding interest in referencing other disciplines in his work, such as literature and film. Spring 2015 LECTURE SERIES: “Deans/Chairs/Directors: The Futures of Architectural Education” is curated by Stan Allen.
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