Showing posts with label Genius. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Genius. Show all posts

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

9-Yr-Old College Prodigy: Tanishq Abraham

In the premiere episode of PRODIGIES, THNKR introduces you to the incomparable Tanishq Abraham. At 8 years old, Tanishq contemplates the fate of the universe, attends college classes, and discovers super novae. Enter Tanishq's special world and join him on his quest for knowledge, while meeting the family and teachers who cultivate his genius.

PRODIGIES is a bi-weekly series showcasing the youngest and brightest as they challenge themselves to reach new heights and the stories behind them.

9-year-old goes to college!

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talks to a 9-year-old prodigy about his college experience and future plans.

9-Yr-Old Prodigy Explains "God Particle"

Child PRODIGY Tanishq Abraham joins us in this Google+ Hangout to explain the exciting July 4th discovery of the Higgs Boson particle

Monday, October 22, 2012

Bobby Fischer travelling from Japan to Iceland

Bobby Fischer
Former worldchampion Bobby Fischer on his way from Japan to Iceland being interviewed during the ride and flight on chess, fischerrandom, pre-arranged matches, Karpov and Kasparov and more....
(I apologize for not getting the sound absolutely synchronized)
excerpts from the DVD Bobby Fischer and me by Gudmundsson 
entire dvd at

Authors@Google: Josh Waitzkin

Chess champion Josh Waitzkin visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book "The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence." This event took place on April 10, 2008, as part of the Authors@Google series. 
Josh Waitzkin is an 8-time National Chess Champion, 13-time Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands National Champion, and Two-time Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands World Champion. In 1993 Paramount Pictures released the film Searching for Bobby Fischer, based on the highly acclaimed book of the same title written by Fred Waitzkin, documenting Josh's journey to winning his first National Championship. 
In addition to Josh's intense competitive life, he is a renowned writer and teacher in the fields of learning and performance psychology. Since 1997, Josh has been the spokesperson for Chessmaster, the largest computer chess program in the world, and a spokesperson for the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Over the past several years, Josh has appeared in all media venues from MTV, ESPN, and Today to People, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, The New York Times, Inside Kung Fu, and Kung Fu & Tai Chi Magazine. 
The Art of Learning is an autobiographical discussion of the learning process and performance psychology, drawing from Josh's experiences in both chess and the martial arts. Interview by Peter Allen, director of Google University.

Searching for Bobby Fischer (Full Movie)

Bobby Fischer
The full movie of bobby fischer

Josh Waitzkin: The Art of Learning on ABC News

Josh Waitzkin discusses The Art of Learning on ABC News Now with Juju Chang

Josh Waitzkin, The Art of Learning

Josh Waitzkin discusses chess, martial arts, and ideas from his new book, The Art of Learning.

Bobby Fischer Biography

Bobby Fischer
Documental Anything To Win