For Thomas Dolby fans like us, there’s a lot to look forward to right now. Along with the highly entertaining blog he’s had for some time, TED’s music director just released a beautifully produced podcast series with excerpts from his extraordinary tour earlier this year. He’s also releasing a CD and DVD: “The Sole Inhabitant.” For those in the Bay Area: The release party is this Thursday (Nov. 21) at San Francisco’s Red Devil Lounge, where his national tour begins the following week.
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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 […]
TED2014 newsmakers: Ben Saunders ends Antarctic trek, Jehane Noujaim releases documentary on Netflix
With just over a month until TED2014, themed “The Next Chapter,” this year’s lineup of speakers has been busy making music, writing books and, oh, trekking across Antarctica. Check out speakers who’ve made the news in recent weeks: On Monday morning, Arctic explorer Ben Saunders completed his 1,795-mile, 105-day trek across Antarctica. This is Saunders’ third attempt […]