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.
TED News in Brief: Krista Donaldson’s D-Rev gets big attention, Lawrence Lessig starts a 185-mile walk, and a new look at the TED controversy
Please enjoy your weekly roundup of TED-related news: This week, the New York Times took a look at Krista Donaldson’s nonprofit, D-Rev, which designs medical equipment for the developing world. (Watch her talk about their $80 prosthetic knees.) The article reads, “D-Rev is one of dozens of small Silicon Valley start-ups aiming to use market dynamics to […]
Yesterday, Kate Stone charmed the assembled TED audience with her tales of failing exams, living on a sheep farm in Australia, and developing genuinely interactive paper. Today, she shared three simple skills she’s learned along the way–and described why she thinks these are actually critical life skills. 1. Know how to dig a hole. Stone […]