At TEDGlobal 2011, portraitist Siegfried Woldhek sat down in the Autodesk Café with an iPad and some special drawing software, and proceeded to sketch, with lightning speed, anyone who took a seat in front of him. You can see his work in his iPad Portraits Flickr set — attendees, TEDx hosts, Coffee Common baristas, and TED Fellows, all sketched in his inimitable style.
By now we’re all pretty familiar with the theory of presentations. Slides need to be bold, beautiful. They need to go easy on the amount of text they’re asking the audience to compute in a hurry. Speakers should speak to slides but not read slavishly from them. Still, sometimes a presentation comes along to show […]
How, exactly, does a Leonardo da Vinci mural believed to be three times the width of The Last Supper get lost? This is a mystery that Maurizio Seracini has been trying to solve since 1975. After graduating with a degree in engineering from the University of California San Diego, Seracini was approached about a project […]