Pernille Tranberg

Pernille Tranberg spoke at TEDxOxford 2012. Pernille is a Danish journalist, author and speaker. Her main interest lies in how society has and will change in the wake of digital media and new technology. She recently published a book, ‘Fake It’, on how one should behave in the age of digital media …

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Michael Tobin

Michael Tobin spoke at TEDxOxford 2012. As Chief Executive Officer, Michael leads the management of the Telecity Group, a FTSE 250 company, and the formulation and implementation of its strategy. Michael has over twenty five years’ experience in senior roles across the telecommunications and technology sector. Michaels’s business and thought …

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What is TEDxOxford?

In the TED spirit of ‘ideas worth spreading’ TEDxOxford is all about the power of imagination and innovation. Chris Toumazis (Keble College, Oxford University) was inspired to launch the conference and was joined by a bunch of other equally quirky and inspired Oxford University students from across the colleges who …

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James Rhodes

James has no formal academic musical education or dedicated mentoring. He has released 4 albums, all of which have topped the iTunes classical charts. In addition he presented a Chopin documentary for BBC4 and recently presented and performed in his very own television series ‘James Rhodes: Piano Man‘ on Sky …

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A Dangerous Idea: Standstill*

Watching this year’s most-hyped movie, the stylised black-and-white silent film the Artist, is a nice treat: Other than spending the evening silent in your room alone, it is probably the best way to enjoy yourself without having to listen to anyone speaking. And that’s refreshing. So refreshing, that upon leaving …

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Arthur Benjamin

Arthur Benjamin spoke at TEDxOxford 2012. Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he’s a professor of math at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he’s a “Mathemagician,” taking the stage in his tuxedo to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorizations and other astounding math stunts. It’s part …

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Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer spoke about politics at TEDxOxford 2012. Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. In 1998, Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, and London, as well as a network of experts …

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Nick Bostrom

Nick Bostrom is speaking at TEDxOxford 2012 on the subject of Philosophy. Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom began thinking of a future full of human enhancement, nanotechnology and cloning long before they became mainstream concerns. From his famous simulation argument — which presents evidence for the Matrix-like idea that humans are …

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Claire Enders

Claire Enders spoke at TEDxOxford 2012 on the subject of Analysis. Claire is a top level telecoms and media strategy analyst. Prior to starting her own business, Enders Analysis, in 1997, Claire was Corporate Development Manager at Thorn EMI, Director of Corporate Development at TVS Entertainment, Director of Marketing for …

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Cindy Gallop

Cindy Gallop is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, whose background is brandbuilding, marketing and advertising – she started up the US office of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York in 1998 and in 2003 was named Advertising Woman of the Year. She is the founder and CEO …

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