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TedXKrakow: ‘How Things Spread’ – Mark Turrell

How do things spread? Ideas? Behavioral change? A brief run through the fundamental components of spread, and then some unusual examples of how to apply the concepts in oppressive societies – namely Zimbabwe and Libya. Presentation made in Sept 2012 at TedXKrakow and video produced by the TedX team. Advertisements

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TedXKrakow – my script for talk on “New Lens” plus Libyan Revolution

[holding glass / water bottle] In 1660, a ‘crazy’ Dutch scientist called Anton van Leeuwenhoek started writing scientific papers about how he saw small things moving about in water. The man was clearly mad. Because if you look at a glass of water with the naked eye, even if you really squint, you can’t see […]

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News reporting bias – from gung-ho Iraq style to personal stories in Libya (blog)

There is a quite a difference in the tone of reporting on the end of the Libyan conflict (near end, anyway) and the end of the Iraqi conflict. Today’s reporting is much more personal, narrative stories of people effected by the crisis, and usually from both sides of the fence, pro and anti-Gaddafi. The Iraqi […]

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Letter to Saif Gaddafi – formerly a Young Global Leader

Sent: info@algathaficall.org 23:49 21 Feb 2011 Attn: Saif – YGL contact [[[ note YGL is the Young Global Leader network of the World Economic Forum – Saif Al Gaddafi is no longer a member – blog post from WEF]]] Hi, We have never met, and are in all likelihood unlikely to ever meet. I’d just like to […]

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