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Insanity. Humanity. Notes from Session 8 at TED2018

2018-04-14T03:04:56+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“If we want to create meaningful technology to counter radicalization, we have to start with the human journey at its core,” says technologist Yasmin Green at Session 8 at TED2018: The Age of Amazement, April 13, Vancouver. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED The seven speakers lived up to the two words in the title of the [...]

What on Earth do we do? Notes from Session 6 of TED2018

2018-04-13T03:05:36+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

When Chinese citizens got angry about air quality, they also got creative; here’s an air quality rating system with personality. Angel Hsu tracks environmental data related to China, and studies how the world’s most populous nation is setting the pace for global responses to pollution. She speaks at TED2018 on April 12, 2018, in Vancouver. [...]

Space to dream: Notes from Session 5 at TED2018

2018-04-13T03:05:33+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

With two pieces created for the annual Burning Man festival as a backdrop, curator Nora Atkinson explains the unique artistic experience — and it’s not just the heat and grit — that can be found in the desert there, at TED2018: The Age of Amazement, April 12, 2018, Vancouver. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED Session [...]

In Case You Missed It: An audacious day 2 at TED2018

2018-04-13T03:05:32+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Three stellar main stage sessions of talks — including the launch of the Audacious Project — plus workshops, exhibits and TED Unplugged, a session of talks given by audience members, made for a jam-packed day 2 at TED2018. Here are some of the themes we heard echoing through the opening day, as well as some [...]

The Audacious Project: Notes from Session 4 of TED2018, with 7 bold ideas for global change — and $406 million to support them

2018-04-13T03:05:30+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Chris Anderson and Anna Verghese introduce the Audacious Project — a consortium of funders who are getting together with TED to make change at scale. The project was announced at TED2018 on April 11, 2018. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED The lights go down. A voice emerges — strong and hopeful. It’s Laurene Powell Jobs, [...]

Nerdish delight: Notes from Session 3 of TED2018

2018-04-12T03:04:42+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Queen of Shitty Robots, Simone Giertz, demonstrates one of her determinedly daffy creations — the toothbrushing helmet — in Session 3 of TED2018: The Age of Amazement, April 11, 2018, in Vancouver. And yes, her shirt is made of googley eyes. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED For the Session 3 of the conference, TED [...]

After the end of history … : Notes from Session 2 of TED2018

2018-04-12T03:04:41+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Historian Yuval Noah Harari steps into the future — by speaking as a hologram at TED2018: The Age of Amazement, April 11, 2018, in Vancouver. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED After the collapse of the Soviet Union, says TED Curator Chris Anderson as he opens Session 2, “we used to think that democratically-powered capitalism was [...]