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In their book Whiplash, Joi Ito and Jeff Howe write about Christopher Knight, one of the forerunners of what is now known as synthetic biology. There is a portion where Knight discusses the differences between biologists and engineers that could lead somewhere: 303 more words

An exercise-powered boat on the Seine, a young eagle hunter, and a test of global education

As usual, the TED community has lots of news to share this week. Below, some highlights.

Bike on the Seine … literally. Carlo Ratti Associati unveiled a concept for the… 732 more words

TED News

joi ito and barack obama in conversation with wired

Joi Ito, MIT Media Lab director, joined President Barack Obama in a far-reaching conversation about the role of technology led by Wired editor, Scott Dadich. 709 more words

How to fix our relationship with electronics?

Twice a year the Shuttleworth Foundation have the opportunity to award new fellowships to exceptional individuals from a pool of brave applicants who are unafraid to re-imagine the world we live in.  340 more words

Short Shit

How being Present can help you Solve Problems

In this thought provoking TED Talk, Joi Ito narrates how a bunch of people were able to innovate by working on a Problem instead of waiting for someone to solve it. 105 more words