Boldness: Roundup of TED2010, Session 8

Posted by: Matthew Trost


John Underkoffler: “Technology is capable of expressing generosity. And we need to demand that.”


Sergey Brin: Our focus has really been what’s best for the Chinese people.


George Church: “We’re not making life from scratch; we’re using all the tricks an engineer can use to leverage natural processes.”


Dave Levin and Mike Feinberg of KIPP: “Teaching is the world’s finest calling.”


Bill Gates: “If I only had only one wish for the next 50 years, it’d be to invent the thing that halves the cost of CO2.”

(Photos: TED / James Duncan Davidson)

Comments (2)

  • Héctor Gálvez commented on Feb 14 2010

    Hello. I was watching the webstream of the whole conference, and I was left wondering, what was the name of the song that Ethel played in this session? I really liked it, but they never mentioned the title. If you know, please reply to this post. Thank you!

  • andressa jolie commented on Feb 12 2010

    If you can do this Bill Gates, then you will be a hero to a lot of people who are concerned with the world today!