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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...
The most anticipated annual TED conference is back again! This bag aims to collect buzz on the amazing conversations.
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...
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.
Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine and on-line periodical, published since March 1993, that reports on how technology affects culture, the economy, and politics. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a U.S private nonprofit foundation best known for...
SocialEarth is a fresh, entrepreneurial and socially mindful weblog focusing on businesses that are doing good through their work. At SocialEarth, they believe the future of our livelihoods and our world depends on the creation and sustainability of such businesses.
Boing Boing (originally bOING bOING) is a publishing entity, first established as a magazine, later becoming a group blog. BoingBoing.net is licensed under a Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution. Boing Boing is a trademark of...
The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young world-changers and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage. The program targets individuals from the Asia/Pacific region, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and the...
Session 4: Reason. Thursday, February 11, 2010, 8:30-10:15. Speakers: Michael Specter (writer), Sam Harris (neuroscientist and philosopher), Nicholas Christakis (physician, sociologist), and Elizabeth Pisani (epidemiologist).
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).
Session 2: Discovery. Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 2:15-4:00. Speakers: William Li (Cancer researcher), Cheryl Hayashi (Spider silk scientist), Carter Emmart, Philip Kaplan, and Dan Barber (Chef).
Session 7: Breakthrough. Thursday, February 11, 2010, 17:00-18:45. Speakers: Mark Roth (biochemist, cell biologist), Seth Berkley (vaccine researcher), Andrew Bird (musician), and Stephen Wolfram (scientist, inventor).
Session 1: Mindshift. Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 11:00-12:45. Speakers: Daniel Kahneman (Behavioral economics founder), Esther Duflo (Development economist), Michael Shermer (Skeptic), and Jake Shimabukuro (Ukulele virtuoso).
Session 12: Wisdom. Saturday, February 13, 2010, 11:00-12:45. Speakers: Ethel (string quartet), John Kasaona (conservationist), Ken Robinson (author/educator), James Cameron (director), and Ze Frank (humorist, web artist).
Session 11: Simplicity. Saturday, February 13, 2010, 8:30-10:15. Speakers: Benoit Mandelbrot (mathematician), George Whitesides (chemist), Philip K. Howard (legal activist), and Chip Conley (CEO, author).
Session 10: Play. Friday, February 12, 2010, 17:00-18:45. Speakers: David Rockwell (architect, experience designer), Sarah Silverman (comedian), Eve Ensler (playwright, activist), and Natalie Merchant (singer/songwriter).
Session 9: Imagination. Friday, February 12, 2010, 14:15-16:00. Speakers: Temple Grandin (livestock handling designer, autism activist), Marian Bantjes (designer, illustrator, typographer), Denis Dutton (philosopher), and Raghava KK (artist).
Session 8: Boldness. Friday, February 12, 2010, 11:00-12:45. Speakers: John Underkoffler (interface designer), Bill Gates (philanthropist), Mike Feinberg / Dave Levin (educators), and George Church (molecular technologist).
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