Game Changer | Sep 6, 2011 | 22:20

The Mechanics of the Game Changer

From revolutionizing a sport to mobilizing a nation --meet high-jumping innovator Dick Fosbury, publishing mobilizer Nicole Rycroft and Hal Gregersen, author of The Innovator's DNA - three people who transformed the world we live in. They didn't see things the way others did, didn't accept the status quo, or just didn't know any better. We kick off a new project about the people, inventions and ideas that changed the world and we start with a lesson in human kinetics.

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Game Changer Ovarian Cancer Game Changer Feb 13, 2012 | 24:00We take a look at new ovarian cancer research and diagnostic testing. A pilot project in Montreal is helping women get tested at the first vague signs of trouble.
Game Changer - Game Changer: Steve JobsOct 6, 2011 | 19:06Game Changer Game Changer: Steve Jobs Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Steve Jobs Oct 6, 2011 | 19:06The year was 1976 and in a suburban California garage, a 21 year old college drop out, Steve Jobs and a high school buddy started a company called Apple. Long before the news of his death yesterday, Steve Jobs was recognized as a genius. The man behind not only the elegant and increasingly indispensable array of digital devices but the creator of our transformative digital lifestyles.
Game Changer - Game Changer: David DeutschOct 14, 2011 | 24:20Game Changer Game Changer: David Deutsch Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: David Deutsch Oct 14, 2011 | 24:20The physicist David Deutsch considered the father of quantum computing explains what a quantum computer is and what may happen if a big enough one is ever built.
Game Changer - Game Changer: Leilani Muir sues alberta govt on wrongful sterilizationNov 14, 2011 | 19:03Game Changer Game Changer: Leilani Muir sues alberta govt on wrongful sterilization Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Leilani Muir sues alberta govt on wrongful sterilization Nov 14, 2011 | 19:03She was little girl unloved and unsuspecting when her parents drove her up the hill in Red Deer Alberta. It was a moment that would forever change Leilani Muir's life, abandoned to people zealously experimenting with Eugenics. What they would do to her would result in anguish and eventually lawsuits . Today, Leilani Muir, now in her 60s is ready to tell her story.
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Game Changer Game Changer: No more internal email for Atos Dec 15, 2011 | 23:59It began as simple time saver. No more stamps, no more phone calls when a quick email would suffice. It changed the game in office communications. But for all the ease ... writing, reading, answering and culling emails can take up to five hours a week of valuable office time and all that information - too much information is estimated to cost U.S. corporations a trillion dollars a year. Our project Game Changer follows a communications technology company ready to delete email.
Game Changer - Yukon Mining Game Changer: Shawn RyanJan 11, 2012 | 27:30Game Changer Yukon Mining Game Changer: Shawn Ryan Audio
Game Changer Yukon Mining Game Changer: Shawn Ryan Jan 11, 2012 | 27:30In the old days, they panned the rivers and creeks north of here for the gold flakes that sent so many scurrying to the Klondike. Today, we'll introduce you to prospector Shawn Ryan whose low-tech weed extractor and high-tech mapping has pinpointed the Gold many thought was Gone. He now owns 20-percent of all the mineral claims in the Territory. Not bad for a guy with no formal geology training who came here to pick mushrooms.
Game Changer - Game Changer: Gloria SteinemSep 28, 2011 | 21:59Game Changer Game Changer: Gloria Steinem Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Gloria Steinem Sep 28, 2011 | 21:59For her, the definition has always been rather basic ... a person who believes in the full social, economic and political equality of men and women and acts on it ... That is a Feminist. And she is a feminist Icon, a myth-breaker and Game Changer . Today, Gloria Steinem talks about the past that got her here and the future that keeps her going.
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Game Changer Game Changer: The Mayor of Mogadishu Oct 3, 2011 | 22:39If you're looking to make a difference in politics, there are easier places than the capital of Somalia. Devastated by a decade of insurgency and piracy and now ravaged by famine and plagued by vicious violence, you've got to wonder why Mohamed Admed Noor was so ready to abandon refuge in Britain to be Mayor. And while he's dodging death threats, he's organizing garbage collection. Today as part of our project Game Changer, we follow the irrepressible Mayor of Mogadishu.
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Game Changer Game Changer: A Small Act Sep 26, 2011 | 22:08Sometimes people change people's lives and never even know. And so it was with Hilde Back, a Holocaust survivor teaching children in Sweden and sending 15-dollars a month off to Kenya in the mail. At the other end, a little boy who got to go to school with that money and grew up to work in human rights around the globe. Today we bring you the story of how one small act of kindness created so much hope.
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Game Changer Game Changer: 1973 Oil Embargo Oct 17, 2011 | 18:54The U.S. still walks a tightrope with events that began at this precise time four decades ago, when infuriated Saudis along with other Arab leaders essentially turned off the spigots with a devastating Oil Embargo. The year was 1973, half the lights on the Golden Gate Bridge went out. The Washington Monuments went to black. And gas station lineups snaked around corners. Today, our project Game Changer looks at the decision that affects Canadian energy policy and U.S. politics to this day.
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Game Changer - Game Changer: John CarlosOct 25, 2011 | 27:29Game Changer Game Changer: John Carlos Audio
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Game Changer Game Changer: Olympian John Carlos Oct 25, 2011 | 27:04It was the year of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the Prague Spring in Czechoslovakia, the assassination of Martin Luther King and the slaughter of student and worker protesters in Mexico City. Against that backdrop of unrest and uncertainty two African Americans stood on the Olympic medals podium in Mexico and raised their fists in the Black Power salute. And in a flash, John Carlos became both victorious and vilified.

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