Digital Library

  • James Bamford: NSA missing terror attacks

    2/4/15 James Bamford tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that despite extensive intelligence gathering, the NSA has been unable to detect terror attacks aimed at the US.
    237 Views
  • Elon Musk on self-driving cars

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about Safety and Self-Driving Cars.
    336 Views
  • Joe Cirincione: “Pakistan is the Most Dangerous Country on Earth”

    3/3/15 Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and its domestic instability make it “the most dangerous country on earth.”
    954 Views
  • JPL’s Ed Stone on life on other planets

    1/21/15 Former JPL Director Dr Ed Stone tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks there is life on other planets – even life on planets in our Solar System.
    1338 Views
  • Peter Diamandis – Flying Stephen Hawking into zero-G

    2/12/15 Peter Diamandis of X Prize tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about flying high altitude loops with Stephen Hawking so that the renowned physicist could experience zero gravity.
    489 Views
  • Elon Musk: Cross-pollination of technologies of SpaceX and Tesla

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about how the technologies of SpaceX and Tesla cross-pollinate and complement each other.
    74 Views
  • Leslie Moonves on how to find a hit show

    11/19/15 CBS CEO Leslie Moonves tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council what makes a hit show on television.
    552 Views
  • Peter Diamandis: Why America needs to take risks

    2/12/15 Peter Diamandis, CEO of X Prize, talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about why taking risks is crucial to the American project.
    1343 Views
  • Ed Stone of JPL on Voyager spacecrafts’ discoveries

    1/21/15 Former JPL Director Dr Ed Stone talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the Voyager spacecrafts’ discoveries of volcanoes, oceans and geysers on other planets.
    1023 Views
  • Elon Musk on flying to Mars

    11/18/13 Elon Musk tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council how humans could get to Mars, and live there under a transparent dome.
    380 Views

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