Dr. Larry Brilliant, the self-proclaimed “luckiest man in the world,” has a great write-up in this week’s Pacific Sun, talking about his TED Prize wish. He says he’s open to ideas on how best to use it, and has set up a new email address – email@example.com – for suggestions.
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By tracking social media, it turns out, we can get much better at recognizing pandemics early. Solving epidemics has been the goal of physician Larry Brilliant’s career — and the basis for his 2006 TED Prize wish, which he updated this year in a talk at TED2013, above. His wish called for an “International System for […]
Day 3 at TED2014 was dense with science, design, conversation. Here’s a quick recap of some highlights: Hugh Herr and Adrianne Haslet-Davis’s surprise dance Hugh Herr is a bionics designer and multiple amputee. He gave a talk that was half mind-blowing — full of extraordinary advances in prosthetics, like bionic designs that produce the same forces […]