The Curious Mind: What is Google Zeitgeist?
“Zeitgeist” means “the spirit of the times”

"While we usually overstate what might be possible in a year, we often underestimate what could be possible in five years, when a number of different technological trends may have come together in ways we couldn't have foreseen." - Astro Teller, Google’s Director of New Products

[Google Zeitgeist Minds]
A barometer of what's hot and what's not in the world of technology, the broader economy and what is sometimes called, rather inelegantly, "thought leadership" (goo.gl/bCJXkC)

[Collection of Zeitgeist Minds]

1. The World We Explor
- The World We Explore- Joi Ito, Frans Johansson Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clip
The World We Explore- Sir Ken Robinson Zeitgeist Americas 2012
The World We Explore- Dan Ariely Zeitgeist Americas 2012
The World We Explore- Marc Raibert Zeitgeist Americas 2012

2. The World Is Us
The World Is Us- Adam Sadowsky Zeitgeist Americas 2012
The World Is Us- Ben Rattray Zeitgeist Americas 2012
The World Is Us- Jeffrey Katzenberg Zeitgeist Americas 2012

3. The World We Design
The World We Design- Leila Janah & Linda Rottenberg Americas 2012
The World We Design- Panel Zeitgeist Americas 2012
The World We Design- Morgan Spurlock Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clip

4. The Way We Live
The Way We Live - Scott Harrison, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
The Way We Live - Thomas Heatherwick, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
The Way We Live - Alastair Parvin, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

5. The Pleasure Principle
The Pleasure Principle - Mike Norton, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
The Pleasure Principle - Dan Ariely, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
The Pleasure Principle - Matthieu Ricard, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

6. Action This Day
Action This Day - Eric Schmidt, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
Action This Day - Michael Sandel, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

7. Courage in a Connected World
Courage in a Connected World - Ausama Monajed, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
Courage in a Connected World - Marc Goodman, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

8. Our Legacy
Our Legacy - Charles Hazlewood, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
Our Legacy - General Sir Michael Jackson & Adam Boulton, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

9. Generation Tomorrow
Generation Tomorrow - Eddie Obeng, Zeitgeist Europe 2013
Generation Tomorrow - Jack Andraka & Naomi Shah, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

For more Zeitgeist Minds: youtube.com/user/zeitgeistminds

Sources:
1. What is Google Zeitgeist? (google.com/zeitgeist/)
2. The quote from Speed of Dreams by +Think with Google  (goo.gl/TTfXNs)
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