When Chris announced a competition through PledgeBank last October, Chris Markl pledged to cycle across America to raise money for the developing world. TEDster Dan Pallotta teamed up with him and now the ride is a reality. The Yes Ride will begin in Seattle on June 1 and end July 27, 2006 in Boston. Registration is still open if you’d like to join them.
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So, the quirky competition I launched last week relating to Pledgebank.com has a winner. It is TEDster Lucy Hooberman. She’s looking to re-ignite an idea that was floated at TED in February (literally… it came from the World-Changing Ideas Cruise). The idea is to set up a Global Mentoring Alliance… the sharing of knowledge from […]
In his TED Talk, published last week, Sports Illustrated reporter David Epstein asks, “Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?” The short answer is ‘yes,’ but it’s not just a matter of talent improving. He shows the nuance of how it’s also about changing technology that allow for faster speeds, rising expectations that enable athletes […]