Cross-posted from the TED Fellows blog: The TED2012 Fellows and three classes of Senior Fellows have arrived in Long Beach from every corner of the planet! Happy reunions and excited introductions — but what’s really on their minds as their week begins? Watch this video to hear just a few of the Fellows on anticipation, nerves, too much coffee, and … little green things. To discover more about who they are and what they do, download the gorgeous TED2012 Fellows Guide (PDF) >>
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When TED Fellow Gabriel Barcia-Colombo saw an extraction of strawberry DNA for the first time, he was smitten. “I’d never thought about DNA being a beautiful thing before I saw it in this form,” he says in today’s talk, given at the TED Fellows Retreat. Barcia-Colombo was inspired to join the public biotech lab Genspace, […]
At the recent TED Fellows Retreat in Whistler, Canada, artist Candy Chang set up an interactive art piece called Confessions that invited the 185 Fellows at the event to share. The installation asked each Fellow to write down a confession on a slip of paper and pin it up on a bulletin board, creating a public wall of admissions […]