Jeff Bezos: The electricity metaphor

When you think about resilience and technology it’s actually much easier. You’re going to see some other speakers today, I already know, who are going to talk about breaking-bones stuff, and, of course, with technology it never is. So it’s very easy, comparatively speaking, to be resilient. I think that, if we look at what […]

Eric Giler demos wireless electricity

Early visions of wireless power actually were thought of by Nikola Tesla basically about 100 years ago. The thought that you wouldn’t want to transfer electric power wirelessly, no one ever thought of that. They thought, “Who would use it if you didn’t?” And so, in fact, he actually set about doing a variety of […]

Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

The “Dirty Jobs” crew and I were called to a little town in Colorado, called Craig. It’s only a couple dozen square miles. It’s in the Rockies. And the job in question was sheep rancher. My role on the show, for those of you who haven’t seen it — it’s pretty simple. I’m an apprentice, […]