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Jim Pinto TEDxDelMar speech
Jim Pinto
at TED

Chindia - The rise of China & India - Jim Pinto at TEDxDelMar
With 40% of the world's population, China and India (Chindia) are steadily rising towards becoming world-leading economic powers. 300 years ago, the two countries represented 50% of the world's wealth. They are rising again to dominate the world's economy.


Jim Pinto speech cameo clips
Speech Cameo
Clips

Jim Pinto - speech cameo clips
3-minute video showing speech cameo clips. Jim Pinto: keynote speaker, technology futurist, author, web-columnist and automation-industry commentator.


Jim Pinto 1 minute Introduction
1-minute
Sales Pitch

Jim Pinto - 1 minute Introduction
Jim Pinto summary of involvements - keynote speaker, technology futurist, author, web-columnist and automation-industry commentator.


Siddu the Magician
Siddu the
Magician

Siddu the Magician
My grandson Siddhartha Pinto (6) has been an apprentice to the world-famous magician, grandpa Jim Pinto, since the age of 3. Here you will see Siddu do some actual magic tricks.


Siddu rides a bike
Siddu learns
to ride a bike

Grandson Siddhartha (6) learns to ride a bike
My grandson Siddu Pinto learns to ride a bicycle near his home in St. Petersburg, Florida, during my visit in July 2008.


Rosemahal Video
Rosemahal
Video

Rosemahal - Pinto memories of Bangalore, India
Movie produced and directed by my niece Jenny Pinto, showing life as it was in the home where I was born and grew up. Rosalie Pinto was my mother, and the song "Rosalie, my beloved" was composed and recorded on HMV by my father, Albert Pinto.


Automation Skills
Skills
Shortage

Pinto's Points: Automation Skills Shortage
When the current generation of automation and controls engineers retires, who will operate and manage our factories and process plants?
For InTech eNews - 19 June 2008.


3 Keys to Innovation
3 keys to
Innovation

Pinto's Points: 3 Keys to Innovation
Innovation is vital, not just to thrive but even to survive. Here are 3 keys: 1. Start at the top - the CEO and all top executives; 2. Incentives to innovate, disincentives for not getting results; 3. Involve Everyone in the company.
For InTech eNews - 12 June 2008.


Pursuit of Innovation
Pursuit of
Innovation

Pinto's Points: Pursuit of Innovation
To innovate, first you have to overcome innovation "stiflers" - rear-view-mirror planning, budget's with last-years ratios. Innovation stems from an "ethos" that must be cultivated, pursued.
For InTech eNews - 5 June 2008.


Management of Innovation
Innovation
Management

Pinto's Points: Management of Innovation
Innovation is the key to survival in the competitive global environment. Innovation requires Leadership - it cannot be managed. If you're selling old products with shrinking margins, you're at the wrong end of the Innovation curve.
For InTech eNews - 29 May 2008.


Never be the lowest bidder
Never
Low Bid

Pinto's Points: Never be the lowest bidder
Sales people tend to end up selling LOW PRICE to win business. Both the customer and the supplier lose with low bids. Sell value, sell your knowledge, sell your involvement - and you'll win. For InTech eNews - 22 May 2008.


Green is good for Biz
Green
Business

Green is good for business
"Green", energy-saving and ecology-consciousness are good for business. Instead of just helping the corporate image, "green" brings new profit opportunities.


The plummeting dollar
The plummeting
dollar

The plummeting dollar
The price of Oil is not going up; the dollar is declining. China is switching its dollars for Euro. Oil producers are demanding payment in Euro. America cannot continue to spend and live on borrowed money, while the living standard of the American middle class continues to decline.



Cowboy Pinto
Sioux City Sue

Cowboy Jim Pinto singing Sioux City Sue
My friends the Fischer family in N. Dakota were amazed that someone born in India, living in California, could play the guitar and sing this old cowboy song.


Apache Odyssey Video
Poem: Apache
Odyssey

Poem: Apache Odyssey
Lone driver meets ghostly Indians in the desert, who decry pollution, corruption and destruction of planet Earth. Poem by Phil Cersaoli, narrated by Jim Pinto with gripping graphics.
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Bush Lied Video
Poem: Bush Lied

Poem: Bush Lied
Poem written on March 16, 2008 - the fifth anniversary of the Iraq War.
Read text of the poem


Living in the Present Video
Here & Now

Living in the Present Moment - Here & Now
Jim Pinto, guru debut - sharing thoughts about living in the present. A 10-minute meditation about living in the here and now. Helps balance yourself to enjoy whatever you're doing.

Recommended Videos

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PBS Documentary - Bush's War
Bush's War

PBS Frontline documentary - Bush's War
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special. From one of the richest archives in broadcast journalism - more than 40 FRONTLINE reports on Iraq and the war on terror. Combined with fresh reporting and new interviews, Bush's War will be the definitive documentary analysis of one of the most challenging periods in the nation's history.


PBS Documentary - Cheney's Law
Cheney's Law

PBS Frontline documentary - Cheney's Law
For three decades Vice President Dick Cheney conducted a secretive, behind-closed-doors campaign to give the president virtually unlimited wartime power. Orchestrated by Cheney, executive powers were interpreted in an expansive and extraordinary way, granting President George W. Bush the power to detain, interrogate, torture, wiretap and spy - without congressional approval or judicial review.


TED
TED

TED - videos of world-class speakers
Bringing together the world's brightest minds, the thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in just 18 minutes). Hundreds of talks are available, with more added each week. These videos are released under a Creative Commons license, so they can be freely shared and reposted.


Jill Bolte Tayalor
Left/right
Brain

Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight (March 2008)
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened - as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding - she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.


Stephen Hawking
Stephen
Hawking

Stephen Hawking: Asking big questions about the universe (April 2008)
Professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe - How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone? - and discusses how we might go about answering them.

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