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Welcome to the State of (Un)knowing - TEDxJacksonville

On Oct. 25, 350 Intellectual explorers converged in the WJCT building in Downtown Jacksonville to embark on a day-long voyage through the unknown. This year’s TEDxJacksonville focused on the theme of “(Un)Knowing,” utilizing a diverse array of passionate speakers and performers to aid the audience in answering the question: “What knowledge, if unlearned, would open minds?” 1,014 more words

Metro

Metaphor and Metacognition: Alise Shafer Ivey at TEDxSunsetPark

Metaphor and Metacognition: the mind when pushed to invention

Alise is the founder and director of Evergreen Community School in Santa Monica, California. Her work with children over the last 30 years sheds light on not only how children think, but also explores the ways in which the thinking of children generates, illuminates, and inspires dialogue and creativity in adults. 36 more words

Metaphor

TEDx Part 2

I am pleased to share with you the second round of talks and performances from the sixth annual TEDxToronto conference. Let them inspire you and your work! 328 more words

Go for it, kid...

Last week, I stumbled across economist Larry Smith’s TEDx talk titled Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career.  I can’t seem to stop watching it. 211 more words

Life

TEDx YorkU: 2010

The annual Technology, Entertainment and Design Conference TED, originally a one-off conference in California, has now become both a global community of international speakers and locally organized TED affiliated conferences… 198 more words

Live with less and get more?

For the past three years I have been stalked by the term “conspicuous consumption.” Admittedly, I started this issue when I dove head first into studying consumerism in history. 1,280 more words