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i4j Menlo Park Entries

i4j Summit 2018 – Menlo Park

By Tanya / October 24, 2018 / Comments Off on i4j Summit 2018 – Menlo Park
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i4j Thought Leader: Kartik Gada

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Kartik Gada
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Kartik Gada, investment banker and Executive Director at Woodside Capital Partners, where he specializes in AI investments. Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Joon Yun

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Joon Yun
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Joon Yun, M.D., President of Palo Alto Investors LLC which invests heavily in healthcare. He recently agreed to donate a $1,000,000 prize for progress in reversing the aging process. Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Curt Carlson

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Curt Carlson
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Curt Carlson, former President and CEO of SRI International, Founder and CEO of Practice of Innovation, and a leading expert in the field of innovation. Producer: Martin Wasserman

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The Idea Behind i4j Innovation for Jobs and “Disrupting Unemployment”

By David Nordfors / March 15, 2016 / Comments Off on The Idea Behind i4j Innovation for Jobs and “Disrupting Unemployment”
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i4j co-founders Vint Cerf and David Nordfors present the idea behind Innovation for Jobs and present the i4j book “Disrupting Unemployment” . Produced by Silvina Moschini.

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jobseeker’s experience

By Gregory Tseytin / January 26, 2016 / Comments Off on jobseeker’s experience
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I am a computer scientist and software engineer. I am 79 and I have been unsuccessfully applying for a professional employment for the last 4 years. Ageism? Yes, probably, at least in 95% of cases. But I am still interested in the remaining 5%. What jobs are offered? Typically, companies are looking for someone with … Read morejobseeker’s experience

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How to Future-Proof the Workforce

By Tess Posner / March 23, 2015 / Comments Off on How to Future-Proof the Workforce
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By Tess Posner www.twitter.com/tessposner Amidst ongoing debate about the future of work and how technology is transforming the economy, I recently attended the Innovation for Jobs Summit (i4j)—a two-day intensive gathering at Google that brings together 50 leaders from business, tech, government, venture capital, and media to explore job creation and the future of the … Read moreHow to Future-Proof the Workforce

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The Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age

By iiijadmin / March 23, 2014 / Comments Off on The Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age
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Wade Roush, San Francisco Bureau Head of Xconomy, summarizes his impressions from the i4j Menlo Park Summit last week (This is an excerpt – click here to read the whole article in Xconomy): So what can individuals do to adapt to an era when skill-biased technical change is the norm? What can policymakers do to put … Read moreThe Missing Middle Class Jobs In the Second Machine Age

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Dale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)

By iiijadmin / January 14, 2014 / Comments Off on Dale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)
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Dale Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief of Make Magazine and father of the Maker movement was one of the selected participants in the i4j summit 2013. Here he blogs about his thoughts: Make Magazine: http://makezine.com/2013/03/25/making-jobs/ Teaching glass working at Artisan’s Asylum. Image by Chris Connors. Does innovation create jobs or just eliminate them? That was the question put … Read moreDale Dougherty: Making Jobs (Make Magazine)

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