From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years in 4 Minutes

November 28, 2010

The video below is an excerpt from a BBC documentary published on Youtube last week, which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of world history. It is presented by superstar Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny […]

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NEW CREATIVITY

November 25, 2010

Art for art’s sake has become an obsolete expression and entrepreneurship is the solution to the cultural worker’s needs. Our politician aims to bring out the entrepreneurial spirit of our artist, e.g. as the Swedish government has now developed an action plan for cultural and creative industries. The aim is to generate opportunities for entrepreneurs […]

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Joseph Nye on global power shifts

November 1, 2010

Historian and diplomat Joseph Nye  is an American political scientist and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In the speech below filmed as a TED Talk in July 2010, Joseph Nye offers sharp insights into the way nations take and cede power and he gives us a fascinating […]

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