My TEDx talk: The four superpowers of the Internet

I gave a talk at the first TEDxWellington this year, called “The four superpowers of the Internet”, which are being direct, open, accessible and free. These superpowers are all underpinned by the golden rule, that we should treat all others as we would wish to be treated ourselves. This modern force of good has driven the explosive growth of the Internet, and can turn all of us into leaders and heroes. It includes an homage to entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs as the heroes of our generation leading the creative destruction that will bring about a better world, and includes a brief history of the Internet and its governance and why humming is an effective tool in bringing about consensus.

Enjoy. A transcript follows.

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Does New Zealand enjoy freedom of speech?

The New Zealand Society of Authors is presenting an evening discussion chaired by Nelson Wattie with Dennis Welch, Nicky Hager, Bill Hastings, and Maureen Birchfield on the topic: Does New Zealand enjoy freedom of speech? When: Monday 16 November, 7pm Where: Thistle Inn, 3 Mulgrave St Wellington See you there! Download the poster

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