Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs “What You Do With What You’ve Got,” a meditation on a very TED theme: how to use your gifts and talents to make a difference. With Thomas Dolby on piano.
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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 […]
Megan Smith named Chief Technology Officer of the US, the politics of Hello Kitty and book selections for dark times
Members of the TED community have lots of news to share this week. Some highlights: Megan Smith, a longtime TEDster who boldly stepped onto the TEDWomen 2013 stage to fill in when a speaker lost her voice, has been named the Chief Technology Officer of the United States. “Megan has spent her career leading talented […]