Speakers took to the stage at this year’s Google Zeitgeist, where they explored the ideas that affect our social, economic, political and cultural surroundings.
Zeitgeist Minds can be found on YouTube and the public can view all the speeches that took place at this year’s Google Zeitgeist. Viewers will be able to hear perspectives from industry pioneers and statespeople, famous writers and bloggers, scientists and artists, activists and musicians. The speeches are inspirational and aim to influence positive change in the world we live in.
The topics included development, sustainability, society and culture, economics, innovation, technology and people and many more. The main theme of the day was ‘Rethink. Reset’, each speaker could tailor their speech to this title in order to get their message across.
Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, took to the stage to talk about Action this Day and the benefits of artificial intelligence and computation to our daily lives; he expanded to give insight in to the type of intelligence that he believes will be available to us in the future. Conductor and keynote speaker, Charles Hazlewood spoke at the prestigious conference and told the audience about his inspiring idea to set up a Paraorchestra for the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Another impressive speaker at the event was David Rowan from Wired Magazine, who interviewed Shin Kubota on the subject of human immortality and his work with immortal jellyfish. Other speakers involved with Google Zeitgeist include news correspondent Stephanie Flanders, economist Dambisa Moyo, BBC Sport presenter, Clare Balding and numerous other distinguished keynote speakers.
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