All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Talks’

Google Talk Deals With Deep Value Investing

“Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations” is a book by Tobias Carlisle, but also the topic of an hour-long discussion hosted by Google last month. This is part of the “Talks at Google” series, and Google just recently made it available via its YouTube channel. The book is described as an “exploration …

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Google Talk Discusses Living On A Dollar A Day

Google recently hosted The Forgotten International founder and president Thomas Nazario for a talk, in which he talks “Living on a Dollar a Day,” which is the title of his book about that very subject. “Slightly over one billion people on the planet live on a dollar a day,” the video description says. “While the reasons for their poverty may …

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The Cast Of ‘The League’ Did A Google Talk

Google hosts a lot of interesting speakers for its “Talks at Google” events. Sometimes, they’re really scientific or technological. Other times, they’re just fun. You can decide for yourself which category this one falls into. Last month, Google hosted some of the cast from FX’s The League, including Stephen Rannazzisi, Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, and Jason Mantzoukas, which Google recently …

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LinkedIn Talk Looks At How To Target The Best Candidates Before Your Competition Does

LinkedIn shared a series of videos businesses may find useful on its Talent Solutions YouTube channel. One looks at how to target the best candidates for your business before your competition does. Obviously it’s about LinkedIn Recruiter, and that’s not the only tool out there, but considering that LinkedIn has over 300 million members, it’s a pretty big one. The …

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Here’s A Google Talk About Managing Your Stress

Google recently hosted a talk from Gadadhara Pandi, an author, meditation teacher, inspirational speaker, and lecturer at Columbia University. Pandi talks about stress management for work-life balance – something we could probably all stand to be a little better at. From the video description: Anxiety, insomnia, muscle tension, fatigue, high blood pressure, and anger are just some of the symptoms …

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Google Ventures Shares Presentation On Lean Product Management

Google Ventures, Google’s investment arm, has shared an 80-minute workshop presentation on the topic of lean product management. Startup veteran Dan Olsen talks about applying lean startup principles to product management. He covers best practices in understanding customer needs, prioritization, UX design, user testing, and analytics that can be used for product optimization. Olsen has 20 years of product management …

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United States & Iran Hold First Talks in 3 Decades

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the United States and Iran held the highest level of talks in 36 years. The topic of conversation: Tehran’s nuclear program, enriched Uranium, and the proliferation of nuclear weapons. The meeting was held at the United Nations in New York. It began with Western nations attempting to coalesce a program that would “inspect, …

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‘Short Term 12′ Director And Cast Members Talk At Google

Destin Cretton, Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr., the director and stars of the film Short Term 12, recently spoke engaged in an interview with Film.com’s David Ehrlich in an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available on YouTube. Short Term 12 is described as an indie drama following the lives of two counselors at a foster …

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Here’s That Kevin Spacey Speech You Keep Hearing About In Its Entirety

Actor Kevin Spacey, star of the nine-time Emmy-nominated Netflix series House of Cards, has been making a lot of headlines over the past few days for a speech he gave at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival last week. The whole speech has been made available on the official YouTube channel for the festival, so here you go. It’s about …

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‘Environmental Debt’ Author Amy Larkin Speaks At Google

Amy Larkin, author of the book Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available for all to see. “For decades, politicians and business leaders alike told the American public that today’s challenge was growing the economy, and that environmental protection could be left to future …

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‘The Billionaire And The Mechanic’ Author Julian Guthrie And Oracle Engineer Joseph Ozanne Talk At Google

Journalist Julian Guthrie and Oracle engineer Joseph Ozanne recently participated in an At Google Talk discussing Guthrie’s book The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing’s Greatest Race, The America’s Cup. Ozanne is the Chief engineer behind Oracle Team USA’s fixed-wing sail in 2010. Google has now made the discussion available …

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Google Hosts Another Neuroscience Talk, This Time With ‘High Price’ Author Carl Hart

Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist and author of High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs And Society, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available online. The book is Hart’s memoir. He has authored or co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed scientific articles about neuropsychopharmacology, and was the co-author of the …

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