MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld talks about his Fab Lab — a low-cost lab that lets people build things they need using digital and analog tools. It’s a simple idea with powerful results.
One of the installations at TED this year challenged attendees to vote on ten potential drivers of change in the next 30 years. The crowd had their say via that enormously sophisticated piece of technology, the sticky note. As we could likely have predicted, there wasn’t much consensus among those in Vancouver, but the range […]
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 […]