Cameron Sinclair‘s mantra: Design like you give a damn. He’s the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, a non-profit that seeks architectural solutions to humanitarian crises and brings design services to communities in need. This past year has been a busy one for Cameron, with the tsunami, Katrina and the earthquake in Pakistan. He’s become the go-to person around disaster-recovery issues, fielding thousands of emails a week from people seeking to help. He plans to think big with his TED Prize wish, and is open to ideas. But for the sake of his In-box, let’s have that conversation here …
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A few numbers to keep in mind: 3, 31, and 1 million. That’s because nominations for the 2015 TED Prize are being accepted through the end of the day on March 31, 2014. You have until then to nominate a mentor, a co-worker or a visionary leader whose work you admire from afar for this […]
TED News in Brief: Olafur Eliasson puts sunshine in your pocket, Thomas Dolby launching a center for technology + arts
This week, so much TED-related news hit the transom. Below, some of the highlights. Artist Olafur Eliasson (watch his TED Talk) muses on his latest work — “Little Sun,” a miniature solar-powered lamp that puts five hours of sunlight in your pocket — in this awesome video from our friends at The Creators Project. The […]