This captures the essence of our event and we hope that you can see in it what we, and a strong following around the world see - that ideas drive the human race.
TEDx Warwick 09 is an independently organised event, managed and produced by students at the University of Warwick and licensed under the TEDx programme. The event is the first of its kind in the UK.
10:25, Wed 24 Jun 2009
Professor Vinesh Raja talks about his work on virtual reality, virtual environments and locomotion.
(MP4 format, 29:30, 203 MB)
10:21, Wed 24 Jun 2009
Professor Andrew Oswald talks about the economic crisis and how it might effect human happiness.
(MP4 format, 24:02, 138 MB)
15:23, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Tom Atlee's research and thought innovations span from the conscious evolution of social systems to collaborative dynamics to a host of other ideas centering on group, social and political dynamics. He has worked with a number of leading authors on their books including 'Awakening: The Upside of Y2K'. More recently Tom Atlee has been exploring and writing about collective dynamics.
(MP4 format, 27:06, 214 MB)
15:22, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Steve Furber is probably most famous as the principal designer of the BBC Microcomputer and the ARM 32-bit RISC microprocessor, both of which earned Acorn Computers a Queen's Award for Technology. Furber's latest project is known as Spinnaker, also nicknamed the 'brain box', to be constructed at the University of Manchester. This is an attempt to build a new kind of computer that directly mimics the workings of the human brain. He is one of the pioneers of the UK computer industry.
(MP4 format, 24:26, 194 MB)
15:21, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Professor Steve Fuller on the ambiguity of our notions of what is 'human'.
(MP4 format, 24:08, 190 MB)
15:20, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Solitaire Townsend is one of the liveliest voices on climate change. She is co-founder of Futerra, UKs award-winning green communications agency.
(MP4 format, 32:08, 255 MB)
15:19, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Professor Philip Zimbardo, Emeritus of Psychology, Stanford University talks about the psychology of heroism and evil.
(MP4 format, 27:40, 220 MB)
15:16, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Jay Lakhani, a Theoretical Physicist, explores the findings at the cutting edge of modern Physics and how they relate to the broader ideas of spirituality at the heart of Hindu tradition.
(MP4 format, 24:54, 197 MB)
15:16, Thu 26 Mar 2009
Futurologist Ian Pearson talks about the next wave of convergence between the digital and human.
(MP4 format, 25:11, 199 MB)