Thursday, August 24, 2006 8/24/2006 02:58:00 PM
Here at Google, we're lucky enough to hear and learn from exceptional speakers who all have several things in common: they're bright, they're hard-working, and they've all done something to change the world for the better. With Google Video, we can share these inspiring talks with you.
Today's Highlighted Videos
George Soros is the author of eight books including The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror (2006). His other books include The Bubble of American Supremacy (2002); George Soros on Globalization (2002); The Alchemy of Finance (1987); Opening the Soviet System (1990); Underwriting Democracy (1991); Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve (1995); The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered (1998); and Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism (2000). His articles and essays on politics, society, and economics regularly appear in major newspapers and magazines around the world.
1 hr 1 min 59 sec
Seth Godin is the author of six bestsellers, including Permission Marketing, an Amazon Top 100 bestseller for a year and a Fortune Best Business Book. His newest book, All Marketers are Liars, has already made the Amazon Top 100 and has inspired its own blog. Seth is also a renowned speaker, and was recently chosen as one of "21 Speakers for the Next Century" by Successful Meetings Magazine and is consistently rated among the best speakers by the audiences he addresses. Seth was founder and CEO of Yoyodyne, an interactive direct marketing company, which Yahoo! acquired in late 1998.
48 min 1 sec
Although it was unheard of for a woman to venture into the wilds of the African forest, the trip meant the fulfillment of Jane Goodall's childhood dream. Jane’s work in Tanzania would prove more successful than anyone had imagined. In 1977, Jane founded the Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation to provide ongoing support for field research on wild chimpanzees. Today, the mission of the Jane Goodall Institute is to advance the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment for all living things.
1 hr 11 min 18 sec
New videos appearing on the Google Video Movers & Shakers list for August 24, 2006:
Hidden camera video of an Air Force Cadet dancing in his room when he thinks nobody is looking
3 min 43 sec
Monkey kung fu
This is the video from our Chinese daughter's adoption day in China (also known as Gotcha Day).
4 min 40 sec
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