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What Predictions From 1984 Came True?

About Nicholas Negroponte’s TEDTalk Back in 1984, technology leader Nicholas Negroponte was able to predict, with surprising accuracy, e-readers, face to face …

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Everyday moments, caught in time

Combining dry wit with artistic depth, Billy Collins shares a project in which several of his poems were turned into delightful animated films in a collaboration with Sundance Channel. Five of them are included in this wonderfully entertaining and moving talk — and don’t miss the hilarious final poem!

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Two poems about what dogs think

What must our dogs be thinking when they look at us? Poet Billy Collins imagines the inner lives of two very different companions. It’s a charming short talk, perfect for taking a break and dreaming …

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