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January 21, 2013 20:00 Coursera: From A To Z
Daphne Koller
Streaming knowledge

On January 21, cofounder of Coursera, which was named best educational site in 2012 by Time magazine, Daphne Koller gave a lecture at the Digital October Center. Coursera lets anyone listen to lectures from some of the world’s leading universities absolutely free of charge.

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October 29, 2012 19:30 Technology Trends
Larry Keeley
Finding the Future First

On October 29, Larry Keeley, one of the world’s leading experts on business innovations, gave a talk at Digital October. In his opinion, 96% of innovations are doomed to failure because the relationship of entrepreneurs to innovations is not correct. In his lecture, Keeley talked about how to make innovations truly effective in business.

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October 10, 2012 20:00 Technology Trends
Pierre Laffitte
French recipes of progress

On October 10, Digital October hosted the lecture by Pierre Laffitte, French scientist and politician. He is the founder of Sophia Antipolis technology park. Today a lot of major international companies, such as IBM, HP, Air France, Cisco, SAP, Bayer, Dow Chemical, Samsung and Hitachi reside at the park.

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September 26, 2012 20:00 Futurology: The Future of the Future
Nancy Abrams
Think cosmically, act globally, eat locally

On September 26, in the Digital October center a lecture by the American philosopher and cosmologist Nancy Abrams took place. She presented a new view on the place of humanity in the universe that may unite us all around finding a solution to global problems. 

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September 17, 2012 20:00 Lifestyle
Semyon Dukach
Games businessmen play

On September 17, a lеcture by Semyon Dukach — a legendary blackjack player and general director of the company SMTP.com –  took place in the Digital October center. Semyon talked about how experience in playing helped him to become a successful businessman. 

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September 14, 2012 20:00 Innovation and Education
Shai Reshef
Digital education for people of Earth

On September 14, the famous businessman Shai Reshef, one of the 50 “people who are changing the world,” according to Wired magazine, gave a talk in the Digital October center. In 2009, he created and headed the world’s first free online university, the University of the People (UoPeople).

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September 04, 2012 20:00 The Future of Media
Eric Sheinkop
Bands and Brands

On September 4, the Digital October center with support of International Music Exhibition and Conference MIDEM (Cannes, France) held a lecture by Eric Sheinkop, president of the company Music Dealers, which helps brands to find their sound and path to the hearts of clients.

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August 30, 2012 20:00 Science for Geeks
Nick McKeown
New network route

On August 30, in the Digital October center Stanford University Professor of Electronic and Computer Sciences Nick McKeown talked about how a simple invention will fundamentally change the internet.

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August 28, 2012 20:00 Workspace of the Future
Gary Swart
Employees in the Clouds

On August 28, the Digital October center, as a part of the Knowledge Stream project, and with support of "1C-Bitrix" company held a lecture by Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk — a place where people can offer and get online work.

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August 22, 2012 19:00 Innovation and Education
Oliver Percovich
On a skateboard to knowledge

On August 22, the Digital October center held a lecture by Oliver Percovich, the founder of the nonprofit educational organization Skateistan. Skateistan volunteers work in areas of armed conflict, in particular in Afghanistan: they teach local children how to skateboard, as well as giving them general education.