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Paulo Coelho on how he balances Twitter and Writing

by • February 1st, 2012

Documented@Davos: Paulo Coehlo, Author from Michelle Laird on Vimeo.Brazilian Lyricist and Novelist Paulo Coelho was recently interviewed by The New York Times while in Davos. The interview is a real gem. Coelho discusses his thoughts on the future of …

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Beautiful Timelapse Video of São Paulo

by • January 30th, 2012

#SP458 Timelapses from Julio Brunet Rocha on Vimeo.It’s one of the most populated cities in Brazil with some of the worst possible traffic you can imagine. To wit, on a recent trip to Brazil, it took Rita J. King and me three hours to travel 30 kilomet…

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Science House and the Imagination Age in Brazil

by • November 22nd, 2011

Josh and I went to the National Biosciences Lab in Brazil this past week to discuss Science House and the Imagination Age. Let’s just say they built their own particle accelerator on the site, and that’s just the beginning…

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Documentary about the Open Source, Creative Commons Revolution in Brazil

by • August 27th, 2011

Remixofagia – Alegorias de uma revolução from FLi Multimídia on Vimeo.

The above documentary in Portuguese with English sub-titles, tells the story of the one of Brazil’s most recent and interesting cultural revolutions: It’s election of a working …

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"Brasília: Contradictions of a New City"

by • April 27th, 2011

João Pelles Jr, who I call my “Brazilian Brother” because I lived with his family as a Rotary Exchange student in 1983, shared these two stunning old documentaries about the intent, design, construction and economic and cultural impact of creating Bra…

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