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Lectures

2012.08.20 sorek
August 20, 2012 20:00 Health in the Digital Century
Hermona Soreq
Stress: a cause or effect of diseases?

On August 20, the Digital October center presented a lecture by the Israeli molecular biologist Hermona Soreq. Several years ago, her laboratory uncovered the mechanism by which stress affects the nervous system and the condition of an organism’s cells.

2012.07.26 john doerr
July 26, 2012 18:00 Technology Trends
John Doerr
Investments into the "green" future

On July 26, the Digital October center again became a center of attraction for businessmen and entrepreneurs: one of the world’s greatest venture investors, John Doerr, a partner of the venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), gave a lecture on the influence of “green” technologies on industrial development.

2012.07.24 gourley
July 24, 2012 20:00 Technology Trends
Sean Gourley
Constructing the future with Big Data

On July 24, the Digital October center held a lecture by Sean Gourley — one of the founders and technological director of the San Francisco company Quid. The first investor in Facebook and one of the founders of PayPal, Peter Thiel, as well as the founder of Skype, Niklas Zennström, have put resources into Quid.

2012.07.04 serfaty
July 04, 2012 20:00 The Future of Communication
Dan Serfaty
Digital career lift

On July 4, Digital October center hosted a lecture by Dan Serfaty, the founder and CEO of the professional social network Viadeo.com.

2012.07.03 jorgensen
July 03, 2012 19:00 Biotechnology
Ellen Jorgensen
Biotechnology: DIY

On July 3 Digital October center hosted a lecture by Ellen D. Jorgensen, President and Co-founder of the first US online laboratory Genspace, which provides opportunities of work at their own genetic engineering projects for both professionals and non-professionals.

2012.06.26 jeff howe
June 26, 2012 20:00 Workspace of the Future
Jeff Howe
Power of Collective Mind

On June 26, the Digital October center hosted a lecture by Jeff Howe, a contributing editor for Wired magazine and the writer of the book Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business.

2012.06.25 dj spooky
June 25, 2012 20:00 The Future of Media
Paul Miller (DJ Spooky)
Digital Epoch Voice

On June 25, the Digital October center hosted a lecture by one of the most brilliant figures of the New York underground of the 1990s, a maker of five albums and an incredible number of culturological works, and one of the word’s greatest specialists in the field of multimedia art — Paul Miller, also known as DJ Spooky.

2012.06.13 paul zak
June 13, 2012 20:00 Biotechnology
Paul Zak
The Molecule of Good Morals

On June 13, the Digital October center hosted a lecture by Paul Zak — a scientist who unites mathematics, economics, and neurology in order to explain human behavior. He has coined the term “neuroeconomics” and founded and led the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Clairemont Graduate University.

2012.06.07 fundneider
June 07, 2012 20:00 Lifestyle
Thomas Fundneider
Architectural Motivation of Creativity

On June 7, the Digital October center hosted a lecture by Thomas Fundneider, the founder and general director of the company LivingCore and a member of the committee of the Austrian filial of PDMA — the largest organization in the world supporting innovations of all possible types and new product development.

2012.06.04 bill taylor
June 04, 2012 20:00 The Economics of Happiness
William Taylor
Radical Attainment of Success

On June 4, the Digital October center with support of the Alpina Publisher publishing house, hosted a lecture by William Taylor — an American entrepreneur, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Fast Company, author of the bestseller “Practically Radical,” and coauthor of “Mavericks at Work.”