Starting this week, we add a new pen to our TEDBlog team: Bruno Giussani, who kicked off his tenure yesterday with a piece on rogue gerontologist Aubrey deGrey. Bruno left us all in awe with his nearly minute-by-minute coverage of TED2006, and was producer of last year’s TEDGlobal in Oxford, UK. Based in Switzerland, he writes the EuroScan column for BusinessWeek, and his blog, LunchOverIP just won the Swiss “Golden Mouse” award. We’re looking forward to his filter on all things TED, translated from five or six languages. Welcome, Bruno!
Before TEDGlobal 2013, director Bruno Giussani reached out to the giant community of TEDx organizers around the world to ask for some comic relief. He asked them, “What are the funniest videos from your event?” And, as usual, TEDx’ers came through — with wild enthusiasm. Below, the 5 hilarious TEDx Talks Giussani selected to show at […]
The second day of mainstage talks at TEDGlobal 2013 offered four densely packed sessions full of the possibility for natural, geopolitical, social and artistic change, both improvised and well-considered — and more than one magic moment. Here are just a few of the best. Brain soup. Suzana Herculano-Houzel figured out how to count the number […]