As anyone who knows me or has read my blog knows, one of the best things I do annually is work on, be part of and attend Pop!Tech!
Pop!Tech has just announced that 22 Pop!Casts are ready to view, listen to, etc.
Go here…and enjoy, and to quote my pal Andrew Zolli…
Dear Pop!Tech Close Friends,
I'm excited to let you know that this morning, Pop!Tech released our first twenty-two Pop!Casts, freely available online video and audio presentations available in both streaming and downloadable formats, on our newly refreshed website.
Available at www.poptech.org/popcasts, the Pop!Casts feature some of the very best presentations from the 2006, 2005 (and eventually 2004) conferences, and we'll be releasing new ones ever two weeks throughout the rest of the year.
The first set includes fabulous recent presentations by:
Thomas Friedman — Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York Times Columnist.
Serena Koenig — Global health leader and Director of Haiti Programs for Partners in Health
Richard Dawkins — World renowned biologist and evolutionary theorist
Zinhle Thabethe — Renowned AIDS activist from South Africa
Sinikithemba Choir Performance — South African Choir of Zulu men and women who provide support to persons with HIV/AIDS
Bunker Roy — Founder of the Barefoot College in Tilonia, India
Carolyn Porco — Chief Imaging Scientist on the Cassini Mission to Saturn
Erin McKean —Editor-in-chief of U.S. Dictionaries for Oxford University Press and self-proclaimed "word geek"
Juan Enriquez — Leading futurist and bestselling writer on the future of nations
Neil Gershenfeld — Director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms
Jonathan Coulton — Singer/Songwriter and the official Pop!Tech Balladeer
Thomas Barnett — Strategist and expert on national security and best-selling author
Jesse Sullivan and Todd Kuiken —Jesse Sullivan and his doctor, Todd Kuiken, work together to make Jesse the world’s first bionic man
Martin Marty — One of the most prominent interpreters of religion and culture
Chris Anderson — Editor in Chief of Wired magazine and author of "The Long Tail"
Theo Jansen — Dutch "kinetic sculptor" who creates wind-powered robotic "animals"
Marcia McNutt — Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute director
Reggie Watts - Human Beat-Box Polymath Musician and Comedian
Marian Weems — Artistic director of the new media theater ensemble The Builders Association
Homaro Cantu —Inventor, entrepreneur and molecular gastronomist
Lester Brown — Preeminent environmentalist and head of the Earth Policy Institute
Kent Nichols — Co-Creator of the wildly popular website and podcast AskaNinja.com
The Pop!Casts are being made available to the public with the help of our friends at Lexus, with production support from Yahoo! To encourage their distribution, we're releasing all of these as open-source, non-commercial Creative-Commons licensed content.
You can also subscribe to Pop!Casts within iTunes -- available by going here:
With one click you can get them delivered to your iPod automatically!
I can unconditionally recommend Pop!Tech to anyone on the Planet…