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Kim Dotcom Beating Kim Jong Un, Takes 3rd in Current Time 100 Voting

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According to its creator Time magazine, the 2013 Time 100 poll features the “leaders, artists, innovators, icons and heroes” that its readers believe are the “most influential people in the world.” Certainly, over the years the list has featured some true giants such as Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs,...
Kim Dotcom Beating Kim Jong Un, Takes 3rd in Current Time 100 Voting

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - review

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Zoe Williams challenges a goal-driven, infantilising reactionary guide for ambitious women, which basically says zip it or you won't get laidIn 2010, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, gave a TED talk about women in the boardroom. They were too small in number because they faltered on the way there,...
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - review

Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project

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I’ve always been fascinated by famous historic and cultural sites from around the world. When I was a child, flipping through encyclopedias while researching for school projects, the thought of exploring these sites was a distant dream. With the new Google World Wonders Project, that dream is now a little...
Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project

Google's Cultural Institute: Serious And Valuable, But Not A Lot Of Fun

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The world has just gotten a cool new free virtual museum, the one that Google built.   Aptly named Google's Cultural Institute, the Internet-based multimedia site showcases first-hand testimonials, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts that until last Wednesday, you had to take a plane trip or at least pay an admission...
Google's Cultural Institute: Serious And Valuable, But Not A Lot Of Fun

Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent

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A mobile phone database for dairy farmers and a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness. These are just two of the imaginative new ideas that are tackling Africa's old problems1 HIPPO WATER ROLLERIdea: The Hippo water roller is a drum that can be rolled on the ground,...
Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent

Nelson Mandela’s Penalty Kick

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Nelson Mandela’s Penalty Kick

Hugh Masekela: 'I don't think I have the power to forgive'

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The South African jazz trumpeter on the legacy of apartheid, Nelson Mandela and squandering $50mCan a non-verbal instrument like a trumpet be political?No. I don't think any musician ever thinks about making a statement. I think everybody goes into music loving it. I just came from South Africa, a place...
Hugh Masekela: 'I don't think I have the power to forgive'

Google to put Mussolini online

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Search engine strikes deal with Italian government to post 30,000 newsreels and documentaries from 1900s on YouTubeAs part of its attempt to digitalise world history and culture, Google has struck a deal with the Italian government to post 30,000 Italian newsreels and documentaries from the 20th century online, many of...
Google to put Mussolini online

Nelson Mandela archive launches digital treasure trove

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More than 1,900 documents, photographs and films of South Africa's first black president available for free online"My Darlings," begins the neat blue script. "Once again our beloved Mummy has been arrested and now she and Daddy are away in jail. My heart bleeds as I think of her sitting in...
Nelson Mandela archive launches digital treasure trove

The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

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The Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project might still a work-in-progress, but the multimedia archive has gone live today, and it seeks to document the life and times of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist. The project is the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, which you...
The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online
Nelson Mandela's grandson to launch social network to mark Mandela Day

Explore Mandela’s archives online

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Last year we announced a $1.25 million grant to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory to help preserve and digitize thousands of archival documents, photographs and videos about Nelson Mandela. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) is committed to documenting the life and times...
Explore Mandela’s archives online

Jeffrey Goldberg vs Nelson Mandela

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Jeffrey Goldberg vs Nelson Mandela

Miriam Makeba's birthday commemorated in Google doodle

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South African-born civil rights campaigner and singer performed at John F Kennedy's birthday party in 1962The birthday of Miriam Makeba, the late singer and civil rights campaigner, has been commemorated with a Google doodle.Makeba was born in Johannesburg on 4 March, 1932. In 1960, the South African government cancelled her...
Miriam Makeba's birthday commemorated in Google doodle
Google Cultural Institute helps launch Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project

Bogotá's Compañía del Cuerpo de Indias dance project at TEDxObserver

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TEDxObserver in London present a special dance project from one of Colombia's most exciting companies• Book now at tedxobserver.comOne of the groups appearing at TEDxObserver at Sadler's Wells on 10 March have added extra dates to their schedule. The Colombian Compañía del Cuerpo de Indias will perform three dates at...
Bogotá's Compañía del Cuerpo de Indias dance project at TEDxObserver
Gramble World launches mobile social game network for good

Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

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Google today announced the grand opening of the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive, an online collection of digitized photos, videos and documents centering around the former South African president. The site, based out of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa, was developed with the help of...
Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

Google's Cultural Institute: Serious And Valuable, But Not A Lot Of Fun

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The world has just gotten a cool new free virtual museum, the one that Google built.   Aptly named Google's Cultural Institute, the Internet-based multimedia site showcases first-hand testimonials, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts that until last Wednesday, you had to take a plane trip or at least pay an...
Google's Cultural Institute: Serious And Valuable, But Not A Lot Of Fun

Campaign to end child malnutrition to hold rally in London's Hyde Park

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Bill Gates and Rowan Williams among speakers at major event to coincide with Nutrition for Growth summitThe Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates, the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Nelson Mandela's wife Graça Machel will speak at a major rally in Hyde Park this weekend as part of...
Campaign to end child malnutrition to hold rally in London's Hyde Park

Inside the Nelson Mandela digital archive - in pictures

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An online archive of South Africa's first black president has been launched in a project to preserve and digitise thousands of documents, photographs and videos about him...
Inside the Nelson Mandela digital archive - in pictures

Time covers Steve Jobs and the iPad

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Time Magazine's cover story this week is Steve Jobs and the iPad: Some interesting takeaways from Stephen Fry's hour long conversation with Jobs for Time Magazine (great read!): I have met five British Prime Ministers, two American Presidents, Nelson Mandela, Michael Jackson and the Queen. My hour with Steve Jobs certainly...
Time covers Steve Jobs and the iPad

WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate

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Last December, the official WikiLeaks Twitter account asked this question: is it possible for Julian Assange to run for the Australian Senate while under house arrest in another country? Apparently the answer is yes, because the latest update to the Twitter account announces his intention to run. We have discovered that...
WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate

Leading from Behind

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(Editor's note: This post is part of a six-week blog series on how leadership might look in the future. The conversations generated by these posts will help shape the agenda of a symposium on the topic in June 2010, hosted by HBS's Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, and Scott Snook.) For...
Leading from Behind
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