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The Digital Economy should be about Capital Creation 9:54min

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I don’t own the rights to this video. This speaker is talking about how some big technology companies are now more like financial companies because they’re mostly buying and selling other companies (because of the need to show ‘growth’ on […]

The City That Has Its Own Operating System 14:29min

A city in the UK has decided to create an open wife network as a sandbox for development of new technologies and products. This video has interviews with a city planner, a local entrepreneur and a former hacker who speak about the threats and opportunities of this initiative.

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Monetary Policy: A Quick and Dirty Explainer 2:49min

 

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1 minute Introduction

http://treehousecafe.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Monetary-Policy1.mp3

The transcript is in the notes.

Pre-viewing vocabulary:

Post-viewing Dictation and True / False Questions:

Step 1 — Listen and write what you hear. Step 2 — […]

What Is Money? 3:29min

New Toronto restaurant staffed with deaf waiters 2:33min

This is a short clip about a new business in Toronto that employs staff who are deaf. It creates jobs for people and it offers a unique and eye-opening experience to customers — a win-win situation.

PRE-VIEWING VOCABULARY

to cater to someone = to pay attention to someone’s special wishes e.g. Some travel agencies […]

The Expert Comedy Sketch 7:35min

An engineer in a meeting with sales / project managers and clients with high expectations.

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The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers 7:52min

This is a video about how much beef is raised and consumed / eaten in America, and the impacts of that on the environment and human health. Here is the transcript for the Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Quick and Dirty Explainer 2:49min

Fiscal and Monetary Policy — Quick and Dirty Explainer

Airbnb and Its Enemies: Who is Afraid of a $10-a-Night Sofa 5:47min

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David Grady – The Conference Call 4:46min

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The UnAccountables 3:55min

Here is the transcript for The UnAccountables — Crucial Accountability

This is an entertaining video by Vital Smarts, promoting their training programs. There is a team manager and three staff members and a missed deadline. There are good phrases for handling people who aren’t being accountable.

NOTE: I don’t own the rights to this […]

The Future of Renewables: Moving Towards a Clean Energy Mix 14:01min

In this version of the transcript, see interesting CHUNKS.

In this version of the transcript, PHRASAL VERBS are highlighted.

Public Speaking & Networking Lunch with Local Business Owner 5:47min

 

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Unpaid intern demands to be paid 2:19min

This is a short video about a guy who worked for free in the film industry in order to get his foot in the door (to make some contacts and get started in that industry) and now he’s suing Fox Studios for back pay (wages he says they owe him).

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The Future of Learning, Networked Society – Ericsson 20:16min

 

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