Watch FORA TV: The Internet

The mysteries lurking behind internet infrastructure are reveal in this series. Popular websites secrets are uncovered and new technology tested. This television show is a sure fire hit for those interested in the world wide web, technology, and modern advances.
1 Season, 9 Episodes
July 7, 2006
FORA TV: The Internet
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  • Parallel Worlds: Explorations in "Second Life" with panelists Fred Ritchin, NYU professor and a contributing editor of Aperture; Michael Van Horn, curator of the Joseph Monsen Collection in Seattle; Richard Minsky, founder of SLART magazine; and Michael Schmelling, photographer.Presented in association with the first of a series of articles in Aperture wherein Fred Ritchin explores "postphotographic" media and emerging technology, this discussion focuses on the 3D virtual world Second Life, created entirely online by its residents - The New School

  • Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS discusses Can PBS Survive in a YouTube World?.What is public television's role in a YouTube world? How are Big Bird and Bill Moyers surviving in a crowded, yet increasingly consolidated, media landscape? Kerger is working to position public television as a vital resource nationwide. What are the challenges in running a public service media organization against sweeping change in both the media and philanthropic world, and periodic threats from Capitol Hill? - The Commonwealth Club of California

  • Dr. Hiroshi Tasaka discusses Beyond Web 2.0: How the Next Tech Revolution will Change the World.Dr. Hiroshi Tasaka, Professor at Tama University in Tokyo, and President of Thinktank SophiaBank, has authored numerous books on the philosophy of working, management theory, business strategy, the Internet revolution and knowledge society, as well as paradigm shifts in human society.A specialist in complexity systems, Dr. Tasaka will explore how next technology revolution will further empower the individual, blending the monetary and voluntary economies to create a new system of Capitalism. Dr. Tasaka will also discuss ways in which technology will help build bridges between the U.S. and Japan, as well as among countries in Asia in the emerging post-knowledge society - Imagining Global Asia

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