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Leonardo speaks at Kurukshetra 14 – Chennai (IN), 2014/01/31

Kurukshetra is the name of one of the fiercest and bloodiest wars in India. The College of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy has given the name of Kurukshetra to a "battle of brains" where students fight for their ideas. Leonardo gave a talk where he applauded this initiative, very much in line with the spirit of MPEG where the rule is that ideas should prevail based on their strength, not because there is an assembly line making products.

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Leonardo speaks at “Comunicare Digitale” – Lucca (IT), 2013/06/07

Leonardo speaks at Lucca Ducal Palace highlighting the role of MPEG as THE provider of standard technologies for digital communication. MPEG is a standards group but operates like a company. It developes products (standards) in the expectation that its customers (the members of the digital media industry) will buy (use) them. Like any other successful company some MPEG products are hugely successful, some are notices and some are disregarded. MPEG assesses the success or otherwise of its products as much as…

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Leonardo speaks at “Young people and Digital Creativity” Forum – Vigevano (IT), 2013/06/06

Leonardo speaks at Vigevano Castle on “Digital media for a diffuse digital media entrepreneurship" making the following arguments The dilemma of creativity: I believe my work has value, but how can I make myself known? I am know, but how can I transform notoriety into remuneration? How can I add entrepreneurial value to others' creativity? How do human-to-human relationships map to the digital world? I have a business idea: should I develop my technology or rely on someone else's technology? Remember:…

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