UPDATE 2009-05-05: Andre sent me some descriptive text
With Dr. Richard Epp of the Perimeter Institute Outreach Team
Where does technology come from? Because computers, cell phones, DVD players and countless other innovations are completely integrated into our daily lives, few of us stop to think how such technological marvels are possible. The answer, of course, is physics! Since all technology is ultimately subject to the laws of physics – the “gears and wheels” of how our universe works – the better we understand those laws, the more powerful and beneficial the technologies we can create.
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This is not at all to say there aren't many other interesting talks - as you might imagine, there are a few on the financial crisis, this one seems particularly apropos: