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Allen, Paul 1953-2018

Works: 58 works in 121 publications in 6 languages and 7,124 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Autobiographies  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Interviews  Blues (Music)  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Author, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: ML3521, 781.643
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Allen
The blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon and more, also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck and others singing classic blues songs
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese traces the roots of the blues from the banks of the Niger River to the cotton fields and juke joints of Mississippi. Musician Corey Harris travels through Mississippi and West Africa, exploring the roots of blues music. The film celebrates the early Delta blues musicians through original performances (including Willie King, Taj Mahal, Otha Turner, and Ali Farka Toure), archival footage (featuring Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker), and interviews (including Corey Harris, Sam Carr, Toumani Diabate, Willie King, Dick Waterman, Taj Mahal, Johnny Shines, Otha Turner, Ali Farka Toure, Habib Koité, Salif Keita, and Keb' Mo')
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Goes on the road and behind the scenes with Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
USS Indianapolis : the final chapter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July 1945, a Japanese submarine sinks the USS Indianapolis. Indianapolis₂ final resting place remains a mystery for more than seven decades, until an expedition launched by philanthropist Paul G. Allen discovers the ship in August 2017. Now the story of USS Indianapolis is told as PBS reconstructs the ship's heroic legacy, its dramatic final moments, and the discovery of the wreck site
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
Inspirations( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration du processus de création à partir des témoignages de sept artistes de réputation internationale: l'architecte japonais Tadao Ando, le musicien britannique David Bowie, le souffleur de verre américain Dale Chihuly, le chorégraphe québécois Édouard Lock, la danseuse québécoise Louise Lecavalier et la sculpteure amérindienne Nora Naranjo-Morse
60 minutes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billionaire tech pioneer Paul Allen talks to 60 Minutes about his relationship with Microsoft's co-founder and on the early days of the company. Lesley Stahl reports
Me & Isaac Newton by Nancy Amanda Bray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the motivations of some of the most distinguished scientists of our time, from ages 33 to 81. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Google's AI versus Go World champion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 9 -- The ancient Chinese board game of Go combines simple rules with complex strategy, so it's no surprise computer programmers have been using it as a challenge to create an artificial intelligence capable of beating the best human players. And Alpha Go, the product of Google's Deepmind will be put to the test in South Korea. Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports
The nature of genius : two films by Michael Apted on scientific and artistic brilliance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these two features, Inspirations and Me & Isaac Newton, Apted turns his interviewer's lens to explore the human advances in the arts and the sciences with a slightly humorous approach. How do artists create? How do scientists hope to affect the world?
Everywhere at once by Paul Allen( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "all-star, 13-song program of blues-based guitar rock nuggets, featuring contributions from guests Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Chrissie Hynde, Joe Walsh, Derek Trucks, Doyle Bramhall, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Ivan Neville. The album also includes the song 'Divine' which was in the movie, Magic Mike. Paul wrote or co-wrote every song on the album and also plays guitar on almost all the tracks."
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design, the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Idea Man Die Autobiografie des Microsoft-Mitgründers by Paul Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Allens Ideen begründeten einen Weltkonzern. Gemeinsam mit Bill Gates schuf er 1975 Microsoft. Der Erfolg des Softwarekonzerns beruht vor allem auf Allens einmaligem Gespür für technologische Trends. In seiner Autobiografie erzählt er zum ersten Mal die faszinierende Geschichte der Unternehmensgründung und seiner schwierigen Freundschaft mit Bill Gates. Ungeschminkt berichtet er von seinen Kämpfen mit Gates und seinem Abgang Anfang der achtziger Jahre, nachdem Gates mehrfach sein Vertrauen gebrochen hatte. Doch auch nach seinem Abschied von Microsoft blieb Allen als erfolgreicher Investor und technologischer Pionier aktiv. Es ist das faszinierende Porträt eines der reichsten Männer der Welt, eines technologischen Genies und begnadeten Geschäftsmanns
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Allen brain atlas( )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Allen Brain Atlas project, named for its founder Paul G. Allen, will combine the disciplines of neuroanatomy and genomics to create the most comprehensive map of the brain at the cellular level, illustrating the functional anatomy of the brain through a collection of gene expression maps, brain circuits and cell locations
Wo yong Wei ruan gai bian shi jie : Wei ruan lian he chuang shi ren Baoluo Ailun hui yi lu by Paul Allen( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The entire conversation took five minutes. When it was over, Bill and I looked at each other. It was one thing to talk about writing a language for a microprocessor and another to get the job done ... If we'd been older or known better, Bill and I might have been put off by the task in front of us. But we were young and green enough to believe that we just might pull it off." Paul Allen, best known as the cofounder of Microsoft, has left his mark on numerous fields, from aviation and science to rock 'n' roll, professional sports, and philanthropy. His passions and curiosity have transformed the way we live. In 2007 and again in 2008, Time named him one of the hundred most influential people in the world. It all started on a snowy day in December 1974, when he was twenty-one years old. After buying the new issue of Popular Electronics in Harvard Square, Allen ran to show it to his best friend from Seattle, Bill Gates, then a Harvard undergrad. The magazine's cover story featured the Altair 8800, the first true personal computer; Allen knew that he and Gates had the skills to code a programming language for it. When Gates agreed to collaborate on BASIC for the Altair, one of the most influential partnerships in the digital era was up and running. While much has been written about Microsoft's early years, Allen has never before told the story from his point of view. Nor has he previously talked about the details of his complex relationship with Gates or his behind-closed-doors perspective on how a struggling start-up became the most powerful technology company in the world. Idea Man is the candid and long-awaited memoir of an intensely private person, a tale of triumphant highs and terrifying lows. After becoming seriously ill with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1982, Allen began scaling back his involvement with Microsoft. He recovered and started using his fortune?and his ideas?for a life of adventure and discovery, from the first privately funded spacecraft (SpaceShipOne) to a landmark breakthrough in neuroscience (the Allen Brain Atlas). His eclectic ventures all begin with the same simple question: What should exist? As Allen has written: To me, that's the most exciting question imaginable ... From technology to science to music to art, I'm inspired by those who've blurred the boundaries, who've looked at the possibilities, and said, "What if ...?" In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's lives in a meaningful way ... The varied possibilities of the universe have dazzled me since I was a child, and they continue to drive my work, my investments, and my philanthropy. Idea Man is an astonishing true story of ideas made real
Locked-in syndrome after brain damage : living within my head by Barbara A Wilson( Book )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The newest title in the series Survivor Stories, this book tells the story of Paul Allen, a photographer who likes opera and was a good baritone singer. At the age of 56 he sustained a stroke that left him paralysed and speechless. He has Locked-In Syndrome (LIS), a rare consequence of brain damage. Although Paul is fully conscious and his cognitive abilities are intact, he is unable to move or speak due to the paralysis of nearly all his voluntary muscles. However, Paul is keen to communicate and through his eye movements he tells his story, from his early life, career, singing and other interests, to the details of his stroke and the effects it has had on his life. The book also includes contributions from Paul's wife Liz, who tells the story from her point of view, along with Paul's physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and others from the RaphaelHospital who have assisted in Paul's rehabilitation. In telling of his frustrations, his successes, his views on life and how he sees his future, Paul raises awareness of the quality of life possible for those with LIS.Combining scientific knowledge with personal narrative, this unique and optimistic book is of huge importance to any professional involved in the care of someone with a brain injury, and to the individuals and families touched by LIS
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