Our own Thomas Dolby kicks off his Sole Inhabitant tour this week, with shows in Anaheim and L.A. He’ll hit just about every major TED city in the U.S., so there’s ample opportunity to watch him rock the house with an utterly intriguing blend of retro and high-tech gadgetry. The repertoire will range from his earliest work to the latest remix. Overall: Not to be missed. And New York-based TEDsters are in luck: You can catch a preview at our May 3rd salon at Joe’s Pub. Details forthcoming …
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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 […]
TED News in Brief: Thomas Campbell on the Met’s discontinued admission tags, Angela Patton’s father-daughter dance on ABC News
In the past week, we’ve noticed some fascinating TED-related news. Here, some highlights. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has discontinued its iconic candy-hued metal admission tags. Museum director Thomas P. Campbell (watch his TED Talk) explains why to The New York Times – because of the rising cost of tin-plating. Angela Patton (watch her TED Talk) had a […]