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Sid Sijbrandij: Reimagining GitHub

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Tal Yarden discusses his idea, Live Cinema. Live Cinema is a technique he developed working in large theaters that gives the audience the intimate experience and connection to the characters they are watching and yet surprises them with complex camera movement and unique perspectives.
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Tal Yarden: Live Cinema

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Tal Yarden discusses his idea, Live Cinema. Live Cinema is a technique he developed working in large theaters that gives the audience the intimate experience and connection to the characters they are watching and yet surprises them with complex camera movement and unique perspectives.
Jared Arms: Programming to Address Gun Violence and Enrich Communities

Jared Arms: Programming to Address Gun Violence and Enrich Communities

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
After losing more than ten close friends due to gun violence, Jared motivated himself to learn to program in order to build an application which centralizes all the obituaries of those who died due to gun violence. Jared used the experience to create Kylar.io, a technology platform for communities and businesses.
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Jacob Smith: Hardware as an Innovation Layer

Friday, July 27, 2018, 5 PM EDT, 2 PM PDT
With Moore’s Law truly dead, the emergence of accelerators (GPU’s, Smart NICs, etc) is converging with a massive increase in the size of computing workloads. But with only 10-15 “hyperscale” companies managing most of the world’s IT infrastructure, how will new models and competitors emerge? Jacob Smith, Senior Vice President at Packet describes the problem in detail and offers insights into the emergence of hardware as an are of innovation.
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Kathy Perkins: Person Centric Approach to Voice Acting

Friday, July 20, 2018, 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
In this episode of BrightIdeas.TV, noted voice actress, Kathy Perkins shares the details of her technique for voice acting. The Person Centric approach is one in which the actor uses his or her imagination to "pick a person" to talk to and then plays to the imagined person. Person-Centric voice acting has proven successful for many actors and actresses working in film, television, and radio.
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Izzy Azeri: Effectively Monitoring Cloud Native Applications

Thursday, June 21 2018, 8:30 AM PDT, 11:30 AM EDT
Applications in the cloud are becoming THE way to deliver software to end users. But, cloud applications are hard to monitor. Or, at least they were until Izzy Azeri and his colleagues came up with Stackdriver. Stackdriver is Google's way of keeping an eye on application activity in its cloud. It's an important, transformational technology. Izzy will be on hand to tell us all about how he thought it up!
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Carl Franklin: Can Fasting Heal a Bacterial Infection?

Friday, June 08, 2018, 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Carl Franklin, noted advocate of the Ketogenic Diet will be on hand to share his recent experience with extended fasting to heal a bacterial infection and to discuss the benefits of the Ketogenic Diet.
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Kim Schmidt: Analytics for Everyone on AWS

Friday, June 15, 2018, 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Kim talks about her idea, as revealed in her upcoming book, Artificial Intelligence & Analytics on AWS, that describes how companies can become "intelligent" by using Amazon's Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Web Services in their applications & business processes.
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Charles Petzold: The Hook of a Book called “Code”

Friday, June 1, 2018, 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Charles Petzold, author of the book, Code, talks about his Bright Idea: how a complex technology like computers can be described more fruitfully by going back into time to its historical origins.
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Bill Farrell: Intelligent Documents for a Mobile-First World

Friday, May 18, 2018, 6 PM EDT, 3 PM PDT
Bill Farrell presents his Bright Idea: How to make modern documents and document management better suited to the world of Mobile-First computing by applying information pattern strategies to documentation creation.
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Elliott Sharp: New Strategies For Graphic Notation

Friday, May 11, 2018, 3 PM EDT, Noon PDT
World renown instrumentalist, composer, performer and music philosopher, Elliott Sharp shares the thinking behind his Bright Idea, New Strategies For Graphic Notation; that by applying graphic processes to his musical scores, retinal art gets created, both musical and visual.