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TEDxNaperville and the rise of eSports


Brian is joined by TEDxNaperville organizer Arthur Zardis and speaker Kurt Melcher, who is also the Associate Athletic Director and eSports Coordinator at Robert Morris University, to discuss the upcoming event and the rise of eSports in college athletics (specifically, League of Legends). 20 more words

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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


How a driverless car sees the road

I found this TED talk on self driving cars interesting, particularly the time frame mentioned at the end that Google is aiming for.  If it comes to fruition, it could revolutionize travel by the 2020s. 138 more words


LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America - [TED Talks]

For the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately been hailed as a posterchild of “rustbelt revitalization,” Frazier’s pictures tell a different story, of the real impact of inequality and environmental toxicity.

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Mystery Career!

This is an alternative theme to the popular ‘mystery skype’ game. Year 8 students connected with a career person made possible through Skype in the Classroom… 622 more words