1. The Music Man | Steve James


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    MUSIC MAN tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra. Wang believes everyone who loves music should be able to play it. To that end, Wang was the first to turn the IPhone into a musical instrument when he created the “Ocarina” phone app which became one of the most popular in the world when it was launched in 2009. Join the conversation and tweet #MusicManDoc to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to https://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/63/the-music-man to see the discussion. Watch more GE FOCUS FORWARD films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/films. A NONFICTION UNLIMITED production Director: Steve James Producer: Max Fink Editor: Steve James Photographed by Josh Salzman Sound Recordist: Dan Jasper Gaffers: Frank Strzalkowski and Lisa Quinn Grip/pa: Adan Pulido Assistant Editor: Nora Gully Thanks: GE Wang, Jeff Smith, Stephanie Lai, Turner Kirk, Patrick Degan, CCRMA, Stanford, Smule

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    • In Your Head | Michael Tucker & Petra Epperlein


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      Can virtual reality control pain? Interface designer Dr. Diane Gromala has experienced chronic pain for the last 25 years. Working with concepts of mindfulness meditation--where a patient focuses on their pain to control it--Dr. Gromala and her team have built an immersive virtual reality environment that essentially allows patients to interface with the self by using biofeedback and sensory cues to modulate pain levels. Join the conversation and tweet #VirtualMeds to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/65/in-your-head to see the discussion. Watch more GE FOCUS FORWARD films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/films. Directed and Produced by Petra Epperlein and Mike Tucker Thanks to: Ari Hollander and Howard Rose Firsthand Technology Dr. Diane Gromala, Dr. Chris Shaw and Terry Lavender Simon Fraser University

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      • Dan Nocera: Personalized Energy


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        MIT Professor Dan Nocera believes he can solve the world’s energy problems with an Olympic-sized pool of water. Nocera and his research team have identified a simple technique for powering the Earth inexpensively – by using the sun to split water and store energy - making the large-scale deployment of personalized solar energy possible.

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        • Techistan | Senain Kheshgi


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          Tech entrepreneur Rehan Allawala is on a mission to empower Pakistan’s most disenfranchised before they’re left behind by the Internet revolution. Join the conversation and tweet #Techistan to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/76/techistan to see the discussion. Watch more GE FOCUS FORWARD films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/films. DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Senain Kheshgi EDITOR: Tim Nackashi COMPOSER: Mark Tschanz POST PRODUCTION: Yvan Gauthier ADDITIONAL EDITOR: Sharmila Ariathurai

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          • Design the New Business - English subtitles


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            Follow us in: Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DthenewB @dthenewb Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dthenewb Design and business can no longer be thought of as distinct activities with individual goals. Design the New Business is a film dedicated to investigating how designers and businesspeople are working together in new ways to solve the wicked problems facing business today. The short documentary examines how they are joining forces by bringing together an international collection of design service providers, education experts and businesses that have incorporated design as a part of their core approach. Design the New Business features inspiring case studies and insightful discussions, helping to illustrate the state of the relationship and how it needs to continue evolving to meet tomorrow's challenges. This film is a Zilver Innovation initiative, and was created by 6 students from the Master in Strategic Product Design at the TU Delft in The Netherlands. Zilver Innovation is now offering workshops that explore this relationship in more depth and the implications for practitioners. For more information, visit our website: www.designthenewbusiness.com Featuring (in alphabetical order): Alexander Osterwalder (Co-Author of Business Model Generation) Aldo de Jong (Co-Founder at ClaroPartners) Amanda O’Donnell ( Head of Customer Experience at Virgin Mobile Australia) Arne van Oosterom (Director & Founder at DesignThinkers) Arno Wolterman (Managing Partner & Design Director at In10) Benjamin Schulz (Service Innovation at Volkswagen) Damian Kernahan (Founding Partner at Proto Partners) Deniz Arik (Associate at ClaroPartners) Erik Roscam Abbing (Director & Founder at Zilver Innovation) Frido Smulders (Coordinator of MSc Strategic Product Design,TU Delft) Guido Stompff (Senior Product Designer at Canon-Océ Technologies) Jacco Ouwerkerk (Creative at In10) Jan Buijs (Assistant Professor at TU Delft) Joe Heapy (Co-Founder & Co-Director at Engine) Lukas Golyszny (Service Innovation at Volkswagen) Maria Bezaitis (Director of Intel's People and Practices Research Group) Megan Ellis (Associate at ClaroPartners) Oliver King (Co-Founder & Co-Director at Engine) Ralf Beuker (Dean at Munster Design School) Rich Radka (Co-Founder at ClaroPartners) Ton Borsboom (Senior Director for new Business at Philips Design) Willem Boijens (Head of R&D at Canon-Océ Technologies)

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            • SLINGSHOT | Paul Lazarus


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              SLINGSHOT is the 3rd place Winner in the $200,000 GE/FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/winners. Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on the world’s great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his water purification technology, and his innovative approach to the planet’s safe water crisis. Produced and Directed by Paul Lazarus

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              • Toothpaste in Squeeze Bottle w/ LiquiGlide Coating


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                Side-by-side comparison of toothpaste in a LiquiGlide coated squeeze bottle (on right) and bottle with no coating (on left)

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                • The Sandusa


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                  Sand-Resistant. Waterproof. Patent Protected Beach Towel The Sandusa is the world's first sand and waterproof beach towel. Created on the Gold Coast, Australia by Baz Brown, an avid surfer and keen beach-goer. Tired of wet, sandy towels, he set about developing the concept of the Sandusa, which is now sold all over the world. To find out where to buy a Sandusa Beach Towel - check out our website: www.sandusa.net

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                  • SEATRAC | Nikos Logothetis


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                    SEATRAC is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. It has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. After an accident left Makis unable to swim, he decided to do something for him and for every disabled person. Director Nikos Logothetis DP Chris Ortentzio DP Kostas Fasoulas  Original music Leonardo Galanakis Editing Kostas Bitinis

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                    • Libérez votre potentiel créatif pour innover - Arnaud GROFF


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                      Retrouvez la formation complète sur : https://www.weelearn.com/cat/les-formations/communication/page/liberez-votre-potentiel-creatif-pour-innover-arnaud-groff Toute innovation ayant une chance de percer repose sur trois piliers : la socialisation, la valeur et la créativité. Dans cette formation, Arnaud Groff vous présente les différents outils pour trouver les réponses efficaces aux problèmes posés et pour libérer votre potentiel créatif. Suivez notre spécialiste et explorez les mécanismes de l'innovation et du processus créatif. Vous allez découvrir les outils et méthodes permettant de canaliser votre créativité et de la mettre en œuvre en réponse à un problème posé.

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