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A new decade. An ongoing global financial crisis. It's a time to regroup, re-evaluate -- and then to dream. Dream big. Because the world of ideas has never mattered more. For TED2010 we've assembled a lineup of speakers whose ideas and ingenuity will thrill, enlighten and inspire. It's What the World Needs Now ...
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Jill Cornell Tarter (born 16 Jan 1944) is an American astronomer and the current director of the Center for SETI Research, holding the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI at the SETI Institute.
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Session 3: Action. The 2010 TED Prize. Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 17:00-18:45. Speakers: Jamie Oliver (Chef, activist), the TED prize heroes (provocateurs, storytellers, pioneers), and Sheryl Crow (Singer/songwriter, activist).
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Jamie Oliver is transforming the way we feed ourselves, and our children. “Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents.” – Jamie Oliver
#TED #TEDPrize #Food #Jamie_Oliver #People
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Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Her confessional, personal music has become the soundtrack to a generation.
#TED #Musician #Singer #Songwriter #People
by Oliver Ding - 17 links
This is a part I of Social Edge's Top Book Picks for Social Entrepreneurs.
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Blogging Heroes is a book by Michael A. Banks composed of interviews with thirty prominent bloggers. This bag collects all .pdf files of the interviews. Click the linked items to download the files.
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Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, a cultural curator and curious mind at large. Brain Pickings is about curating interestingness — picking culture’s collective brain for tidbits of stuff that inspires, revolutionizes, or simply makes us think. It’s about innovation and authenticity and all those other things that have become fluff phrases...
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Tonic makes it easy for people to do good things. The definition of Tonic is “anything morally, mentally, or physically inspiring” and we think it’s a good name for us! Tonic is a media company focused on the good that happens each day in neighborhoods all around the world.
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Mashable is an Internet news blog, started by Pete Cashmore in July 2005. With a reported 7+ million monthly pageviews and an Alexa ranking just over 400, it ranks as one of the largest blogs on the Internet. Mashable launched a dedicated TED channel at http://mashable.com/ted
by BagTheGOOD - 20 links
Richard Galant and John D. Sutter from CNN in the press room at TED. They've been filing dispatches of the presentations and other events there and they are terrific.