Archive for February 2013

Nilofer Merchant

February 26, 2013

Sitting is increasingly prevalent. Sitting is the ‘smoking’ of our generation. Go for a walking meeting. She goes 30-40 miles per week. Get out of the box – literally. Walk the talk… Walk and talk.

Keller Rinaudo

February 26, 2013

Robotic demo at Remotiv. Romo is a personal robot steered from your iPhone. Connect to iPad for real time video. The most compelling use cases in robotics are personal.

Jennifer Granholm

February 26, 2013

Former Governor of Michigan. 3 enigmas, 1 proposal. Enigma 1 – how do you create good jobs in America? Electrolux left Greenville. 50,000 factories closed from 2000-2010. Enigma 2 a how to solve climate change. Enigma 3 – how to solve gridlock in congress? Education.. Race to the top program put out a $4.5 policy that people competed for it. Why can’t we create a US national energy policy? 80% clean by 2030. Create a competition that respects states. Fosters innovation at the state level. ….or go around congress…. Create a private sector challenge? National Energy Policy from the bottoms up. We have a choice to be at the table, or on the table.

TED Active 2013

February 26, 2013

It’s time for TED 🙂