In his TEDTalk released today, physicist Stephen Hawking asks Big Questions about life, the universe and everything. His talk was recorded at Cambridge, in a borrowed classroom — whose well-used blackboard happens to contain the Answer to life, the universe and everything. It’s visible in the upper-right-hand corner of the shot above, and in this inset:
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Everything you need to know about donating your voice: Why you should help The Human Voicebank Initiative
By Rupal Patel At TEDWomen, I introduced the audience to VocaliD — a project aimed at designing personalized synthetic voices so that people with severe speech impairments can use a voice that fits their body and personality. This is a project that I’ve been working on for several years, along with my students and my […]
The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer: this talk from David Steindl-Rast, the Benedictine monk and interfaith scholar, on what, exactly, it means to be grateful—and the worlds that gratefulness can open up to us. He points out that one thing we all have in common is a desire to be happy, and posits that gratefulness is the way […]