The Internet & A Baby’s Brain
Documentary filmmaker and Webby Award Founder Tiffany Shlain has a new movie called Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks and accompanying TED book that explores the affects that media and technology have on our brains and human interaction.
Candy Chang – Before I die I want to…
There is an old abandoned house in the New Orleans neighborhood that Candy Chang lives in. She turned this house into a giant chalkboard with the open ended statement, “Before I die I want to ___.” The board was filled up the next day with responses ranging from funny to poignant to inspiring. It was such a success that the board has been used in several other places around the world. Watch the video her speaking at TED here and if you want to learn more, check out the website.
Caroline Casey at Ted Talks
Caroline Casey shares her inspiring story of determination and Looking Past Limits. She is an amazing woman who has recreated herself and found the place that drives and inspires her. Read more
Marco Tempest – The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla
Combining projection mapping and the coolest pop-up book you will ever see, in this Ted Talks video virtual magician and techno-illusionist Marco Tempest tells the amazing story of Nikola Tesla who is called “the greatest geek who ever lived.” Read more
Dancing with Light
Watch this amazing dance video from Quixotic Fusion. Quixotic Fusion uses aerial acrobatics, dance, theater, film, music, and visual fx. Watch as they perform three transporting dance pieces at TED2012 in Long Beach, California. Read more
Michael Norton – Money Can Buy Hapiness
Michael Norton delivers this very inspiring speech about money and happiness at TED Talks in Cambridge Massachusetts. As it turns out, money can indeed buy happiness – when you spend it on others. Learn from his research how we are happier when we spend on others than when we spend on ourselves. Read more