Impression Whose Crazy Idea is it Anyway 2011

Interview John Moravec

Interview Parag Khanna

Interview Thieu Besselink

Interview Vincent Lancrin

Interview Hrobjartur Arnason.

Interview Zoltan Acs

Timo Kos of Capgemini consulting about digitalizing courses and the influence of new media.

Pieter Spinder of the knowmads tells his story about reinventing education.

Paul Doop, member of the board of the university of Amsterdam, about the wise merchant.

Zoltan Acs of the George Mason University gives his view on entrepreneurship and universities.

Changing the paradigms of education.
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a UK based enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. They publish their talks as a series of real time illustrated talks by the worlds’ most disruptive thinkers. This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award. For more information on Sir Ken’s work visit:

Khan Academy.
Founded by Salman Khan, Khan Academy has set itself the task to educate the planet by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. Over 2000 video tutorials can be viewed for self paced learning in the fields of biology, chemistry, and physics, and the humanities.
“I teach the way that I wish I was taught. The lectures are coming from me, an actual human being who is fascinated by the world around him.”

Rethinking Education.
This video was produced as a contribution to the EDUCAUSE book, The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing, edited by Richard Katz and available as an e-Book at

Vivek Wadhwa.
Combining an academic and entrepreneurial mind, Vadhwa generates the kind of highly informed, compelling, and disruptive thinking that education reforms need today. Follow him! Vivek Wadhwa is a Visiting Scholar, School of Information, UC-Berkeley; Director of Research, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, and Exec in Residence, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; Senior Research Associate, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Halle Institute of Global Learning, Emory University; and faculty member and advisor at Singularity University. He helps students prepare for the real world; lectures in class; and leads groundbreaking research projects. He is also an advisor to several startup companies, a columnist for The Washington Post and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and writes occasionally for several international publications. Prior to joining academia in 2005, Wadhwa founded two software companies.