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Bel Pesce: 5 ways to kill your dreams - [TED Talks]

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it.

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Monica Lewinsky in her own words: her full anti-bullying TED Talk verbatim

Want to read, in Monica Lewinsky’s own words, what she told the TED Conference in Vancouver today?

Every journalist I know here attending the conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre filed a story on what Lewinsky, in a riveting and emotional way, had to say about her experiences following the public revelation she and President Bill Clinton had an affair in the mid-1990’s. 2,544 more words


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TEDxBrooklyn – an independently organized Ted Talk

“In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. 50 more words
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Brian Dettmer: Old books reborn as art - [TED Talks]

What do you do with an outdated encyclopedia in the information age? With X-Acto knives and an eye for a good remix, artist Brian Dettmer…

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Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you - [TED Talks]

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town…

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Giant Suspended Net Installations by Janet Echelman

In the late 1990s artist Janet Echelman traveled to India as a Fulbright Scholar with the intention of giving painting exhibitions around the country. She shipped her painting supplies ahead of time and landed in the fishing village of Mahabalipuram to begin her exhibitions with one major hitch: the painting supplies never arrived. 138 more words


Daniele Quercia: Happy Maps - [TED Talks]

Mapping apps help us find the fastest route to where we’re going. But what if we’d rather wander? Researcher Daniele Quercia demos “happy maps” that take into account not only the route you want to take, but how you want to feel along the way.

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