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LIVE: Richard Israel

Richard Israel operates in a world that is technologically amazing – cameras that can shoot in virtual darkness, incredible clarity, hundreds of frames a second. He also operates in a world that’s visually overstimulated. He says we’re bombarded with photos of dogs and cats, lattes, new shoes and meals. We’re living in the world of […]

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LIVE: Twyla McDermott – Small, smart and connected: Boosting small cities with students + technology + business

Setting the table for service, Twyla opens the discussion by talking about the wine bar (Newton, NC) she recently opened, in addition to working for the Charlotte government. She understands government, business, people and that sometimes, size matters. When growing up in Newton (or Rootin, Tootin Newton as they used to call it), she strategically chose […]

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LIVE: Robbie Warren – Walking In Two Worlds

Robbie Warren walks in two worlds. One world is the world of interior design, full of agendas and coffee. In the other world she is a Shaman.  Shamanism is a calling, she says “You can’t go to college and get a degree in Shamanism.” On September, 11, 2001 everything in Robbie’s life shifted. She realized […]

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LIVE: Dee Lanier – Men at Risk

Dee stood up and said, “I am at risk.” How do you define risk? How do you explain this academically and personally? Even as a grown man now, the statistics are against him. Dee is at risk because he’s a man. He’s at risk because he’s married. He’s at risk because he is a man of […]

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LIVE: Oliver Lewis – Passion and a Robot

Oliver Lewis began his talk by showing a photo of a piece of wood burned art created by a robot as a demonstration of how familiar we are with the right brain, left brain concept. We all know it exists, but how does it work? From the start, Oliver had no experience as an artist. He […]

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LIVE: Andi Stevenson – The Importance of Being a Rookie

Andi Stevenson believes in the importance of always being a rookie – of not always being good at everything. She describes herself as a type A, introverted, executive nerd who discovered her inner sequin-wearing ballroom dancer through the power of being a beginner. Andi says that all the experiences in our lives push us away from […]

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