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Tapping 'Cognitive Surplus' to Solve Global Problems

Complete video at: Calling on Clay Shirky's "cognitive surplus" theory, Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, argues that the best way to solve the world's problems and encourage social innovation is to engage the passionate mind. ----- Driving Effective Social Innovation. This program was recorded on November 30, 2011. Dan'l Lewin Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development Microsoft Peter Diamandis Chairman & CEO X PRIZE Foundation Richard Hall Director, Global Strategic Alliances Intel Corporation Moderator: Jean-Louis Robadey SVP Social Innovation Waggener Edstrom The Social Innovation Summit brings together top executives and thought leaders from around the globe to discuss opportunities for leveraging technology & innovation to affect social change. Attendees will discuss philanthropic trends, analyze innovative approaches for problem solving and build lasting partnerships that enable them and their organizations to discover new means of engaging with social challenges.
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