Category: Technology

27 Aug

Honored to be on Forbes list of 50 Influential Women in Israel

Maya Elhalal Forbes
29 Jul

Change aversion in a world that is changing faster than ever – a talk for InnovNation course at Hebrew University

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This was a great opportunity to meet with a group of international students and start a conversation about why we resist change. I’ll be giving this talk again soon in Tel Aviv. Details will be published here.

29 Jul

At Orly and Guy Morning show – about exponential technolgies

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29 Jul

A day with channel 10 news about our digital future

מיה אלחלל לבבי
02 Apr

April 27th, Israel – A talk about Innovation-Aversion for Singularity University at Innovation Endeavors

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08 Nov

[video] Demoing OrCam and having fun with Amnon Shashua at TED MED Live in Jerusalem [source: YNet]

Maya Elhalal Levavi interviewing Amnon Shaashua at TED MED
23 Sep

The Best of TED MED Live in Jerusalem [photos]

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TED MED Live in the Jerusalem Theater of Performing Arts was a real treat to host, and the TED MED Israel team has posted some of the best moments here. The talks are coming out soon. One of my personal favorite moments hosting this event was getting to try Amnon Shaashua’s new device for the […]

03 Sep

Sep 11 – Hosting TED MED Live in Jerusalem – and all this ingenuity, love for people, and devotion to tackling the big challenges in medicine is making me feel hopeful.

TED MED-Maya Elhalal Levavi TEDMED

TED MED Live is coming to Jerusalem with a rich local program featuring 11 brilliant speakers and an inspiring artistic performance. I was thrilled to join the TED MED Israel professional committee and even more so when I was asked to host the event in the Jerusalem Theater. With now a week to the big […]

10 Jan

Hosting Failcon TLV on Jan 23rd – an afternoon that’s all about entrepreneurs sharing their failures and what they learned

Failcon

Few people are brave enough to attempt audacious goals. Far fewer are big enough to admit they failed and be willing to share what they learned. Many have said NO to the request to speak at this event and I admire Yanki Margalit, Naftali Benet, Liad Agmon, Noam Lanir, Ishay Green, Daria Shualy, Yosi Taguri, Ofer Vilenski, Gigi Levy, Emma Butin, Eden Shochat,Yoni Dariel, Yoel […]

30 Jun

Bringing Techonomy to Israel to ask: Can Israel Be the Tech Capital for the Next Five Billion?

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In partnership with Campus Tel Aviv (powered by Google Entrepreneurs), Techonomy will facilitate a series of conversations on June 5th in Tel Aviv about Israel’s emerging role as a tech superpower. The two-hour event will begin with a talk by Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick, followed by a panel discussion entitled “Can Israel Be the Tech Capital […]

28 Aug

Digital Nesting – Where the primal me meets the 21st century and how my instincts may save your shoes

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Nesting instinct refers to an urge in pregnant animals to prepare a home for the upcoming newborn(s). It is found in a variety of animals (both mammals and birds) including humans. My form of ‘nesting’, somewhat to Noam’s disappointment, is not of the kind that upgrades the house, but only of the digital kind. So […]

02 May

Singularity University Executive Program should come with a warning

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Don’t be fooled by this seemingly innocent graduation class photo. Or by this well put Guardian introduction to the people creating our future. Singularity University at the serene NASA Research Park in CA is a dangerous place. I just returned from a week of SU EPA12 – codename for The 7-day Singularity University Executive Program, […]

20 Mar

New in ‘Favorites’: 2x’Too funny’ in shows, 2x’most mind blowing’ in TV series, 3x’Singularity’ in books

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Here’s the full list of my updated favorites.

02 Jan

2012, Singularity or Apocalypse? [our new year’s video greeting]

Maya Elhalal-Levavi in Guatemala

From what was once an old Mayan village, Noam and I look back at 4000 years of human evolution and look forward to 2012 and the future of our species. Our traditional new year’s greeting, this time from Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, with our own 8 months old version of evolution. Happy New Year!

26 Jul

Battlestar Galactica left me with a choice: I’m going for the option that takes the bigger leap of faith

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I don’t want to be connected to perfection. I find perfection rather boring actually. But it IS about those moments for me. Especially the action, reaction and elation. The final episode of Battlestar Galactica, left me with a choice I’ve been avoiding making for a while: I’m going for the option that takes the bigger leap […]

20 Mar

[animated presentation] The Secret Ingredient in Kickstarting Ideas that Spread Far and Wild

the secret of kickstarting viral ideas

Inspring stories of successful entrepreneurs, artists, visionaries who follow their passion for an idea. They all share a healthy disrespect for the traditional way of getting things done and a flair for the New Media. Key viral marketing strategies and the secret ingredient in their success revealed… This is the 3 minute, click-to-advance, version of […]

03 Feb

How to make $100K offering zero value and kill a startup on the way

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To not make matters worse for my friend, I’ll keep the companies involved anonymous. Let’s for now call the high-tech company that’s trying to do something meaningful in the world ‘Startup’, and the suing company ‘Shell’. This is a true story of Shell and Startup. Startup is a company in growth stage, VC backed, with […]

07 Aug

‘Windows Genuin Advantage Notifications’ sounds about as friendly as ‘Homeland Security’

06 Aug

Surrogates. Unimaginable? Not Really.

Inevitable? Tough one…

06 Aug

Moving Objects with my Mind, Take 1

This was my first attempt at moving objects with the Emotive Epoc EEG Headset… Take 2 wasn’t very pretty. And here’s Tan Le, head of Emotiv Systems, demoing the headset at the TED Global 2010 conference in Oxford.